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Get Folks Fishing Foundation Offers Philanthropic Marketing Opportunities to Fishing & Media Industry Leaders
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Get Folks Fishing Foundation Offers Philanthropic Marketing Opportunities to Fishing & Media Industry Leaders

July 18, 2022 / Orlando, FL — Get Folks Fishing Foundation (GFF) is seeking philanthropic marketing partners in the fishing and media industry to join them in their mission to help promote the mental health and social wellness benefits of recreational fishing. GFF has returned to ICAST 2022, the world’s largest sport fishing trade show,...

Florida Outdoor Writers Association seeking Executive Director
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Florida Outdoor Writers Association seeking Executive Director

The Florida Outdoor Writers Association (FOWA) is accepting proposals from Florida based companies or individuals through August 20, 2022, for the duties associated with the position of executive director for the organization. The responsibilities for this designation is the overall management of the organization, and leading and directing the implementation of the organization’s philosophy, mission,...

IGFA Surpasses Goal to Teach 100,000 Children to Fish
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IGFA Surpasses Goal to Teach 100,000 Children to Fish

Global youth angling education initiative launched in 2019 recently completed DANIA BEACH, FL – July 18, 2022 –The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) is excited to announce that the organization has recently met and surpassed its goal of teaching 100,000 children around the world to fish. This global initiative was launched during the IGFA’s 80th...

Fly Fishing International Partners with Project Healing Waters for Vets
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Fly Fishing International Partners with Project Healing Waters for Vets

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing (PHWFF) was initially launched within Fly Fishers International (FFI), and the two organizations continue to be inextricably linked as essential strategic partners. Actively preserving the legacy of fly fishing for all fish in all waters, FFI has provided distinctive opportunities for participants and volunteers of PHWFF to learn directly from FFI...

BWI To Award Scholarship to Support Marine Journalism
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BWI To Award Scholarship to Support Marine Journalism

Boating Writers International announced that it is accepting applications for its annual BWI/Active Interest Media Boating Scholarship through Jan. 15. (Title sponsor Active Interest Media is the parent company of Soundings Trade Only.) The $3,000 scholarship will be awarded to an undergraduate college student who demonstrates a passion for boating media and has a clear...

Ladies Let’s Go Fishing University in South Florida Feb. 26
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Ladies Let’s Go Fishing University in South Florida Feb. 26

The popular “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” University will conduct a freshwater fishing seminar with guided fishing on Saturday, Feb. 26 at Bass Pro Shops, Dania Beach, FL from 9 am to 3 pm. Hosted by the nonprofit Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing Foundation, the educational event offers classroom instruction, conservation, hands-on fishing activities, networking, a guided fishing...

IGFA to Delete Mobile App
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IGFA to Delete Mobile App

Several years ago, the IGFA launched a mobile app that focused primarily on providing real-time updates on IGFA World Records. However, due to increased maintenance costs and a lack of downloads, the IGFA has made the decision to permanently delete the IGFA mobile app. Today, the IGFA website features a mobile friendly interface that allows anglers to access a variety...

Legislators, Agency Staff, and Outdoor Industry Representatives Tackle Conservation Priorities
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Legislators, Agency Staff, and Outdoor Industry Representatives Tackle Conservation Priorities

 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – Last week, the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) hosted the largest gathering of pro-sportsmen legislators, agency staff, and outdoor industry representatives for the 18th Annual National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC) Sportsman-Legislator Summit in Little Rock, AR. Known as one of CSF’s premier annual events, this multi-day and one-of-a-kind Summit provides a venue...

“Ladies Let’s Go Fishing” Founder Wins Award
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“Ladies Let’s Go Fishing” Founder Wins Award

Betty Bauman, Founder of Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing (LLGF) was honored with the Women Rocking the Web award presented by WE Magazine and Women in Ecommerce, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.   The award was made to women who promote their organizations on the web using a variety of online strategies. WE magazine is published by Women...

Fly Fishing Ties Together Military Vets
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Fly Fishing Ties Together Military Vets

When David Folkerts returned from the Iraq War in 2005, learning to fly fish wasn’t exactly the first thing on his mind. He had nearly lost his left arm due an injury sustained from a bomb blast, and after surgery was sent to recover at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. So, when...