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RBFF fishing, boat license widget simplifies buying

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation has announced a new fishing license and boat registration tool that’s available to all stakeholders. The tool is embeddable on stakeholder websites, bringing essential license and registration information straight to consumers. “For many consumers, the license and registration process can be intimidating,” said RBFF President and CEO Frank Peterson. “That’s why we created this ...

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Two new members join RBFF Board Of Directors

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation has announced the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Dirk Hyde and Libby Yranski will work closely with RBFF leadership to meet its mission, including its goal to increase participation from the current level of 49 million anglers to 60 million in 60 months. Hyde comes to the RBFF Board ...

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RBFF’s ‘Making Waves’ includes fishing events across nation

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation is working with partner, Fishing’s Future, to launch fishing events specifically for women and girls across the country. Fishing’s Future’s mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and promote the sport as a valuable means of connecting kids and families with nature and environmental stewardship. The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) recently ...

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RBFF launches initiative to empower women out on the water

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) has announced the launch of Making Waves, an initiative designed to empower women and girls to cast off labels and rock the boat - with fishing pole in hand. RBFF is committed to leading the industry by example and promoting women empowerment on the water by removing perceived barriers to the sport, increasing ...

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Interior secretary announces $14 million in boating grants

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke has announced $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving facilities for large transient recreational boats across the country. Zinke also announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ...

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RBFF marketing workshop attended by 50 state agencies

Fifty state fish and wildlife agencies recently gathered for the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s (RBFF) State Marketing Workshop Workshop attendees participated in a variety of business sessions and networking events aimed at helping state agencies develop and improve their recruitment, retention and reactivation strategies. “It’s clear that state agencies understand the importance of R3, and have been working diligently ...

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Bass Pro Shops renews support of fishing education fund

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation recently announced the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund will once again receive support from Bass Pro Shops. A $50,000 donation will help the Education Fund in its mission to provide educational fishing and boating opportunities to Hispanic communities and urban areas. “The need to engage this important audience has been clear ...

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RBFF announces new partnership with Union Sportsmen’s Alliance

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation today announced a new partnership with the Union Sportsmen's Alliance (USA). The new partnership will allow the USA to leverage the Anglers' Legacy brand and mission in the development and promotion of urban fishing events. "For years, Anglers' Legacy built off the knowledge of experienced anglers to pass the joys of fishing down to ...

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New study reveals 142 million Americans went boating in 2016

An estimated 142 million Americans went boating in 2016 – 36 percent of U.S. households – according to the 2016 Recreational Boating Participation Study, released today by the National Marine Manufacturers Association, Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation and Discover Boating. Of the 142 million individuals, 17 million individuals were first-time participants, and half of these first-time participants were children under age 18. Of those Americans who went ...

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RBFF reports fishing participation up 1.5 million

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation announced the release of its 2017 Special Report on Fishing. Most significantly, the report shows fishing participation has increased by 1.5 million over the previous year. Additionally, several trends and participation increases among key segments are highlighted in the report. Key findings Fishing is still the number two adult outdoor activity, but it's gaining ...

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