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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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RBFF launches 60 in 60 Toolkit to increase fishing participation

announced the release of its 60 in 60 Toolkit. The toolkit, which includes research, best practices and free resources, aims to help fishing and boating stakeholders increase participation from the current 46 million anglers to 60 million anglers by 2021, contributing to gains in boating and conservation. "State agency and industry response to the 60 in 60 goal has been ...

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IMBC opens day three with morning seminars

The International Marina & Boatyard Conference dove into its final day with Marcus Sheridan, AKA The Sales Lion, with its morning keynote – sponsored by TakeMeFishing – before opening the doors on a general session with NMMA President Thom Dammrich. IMBC's three-day conference in Fort Lauderdale, produced by the Association of Marina Industries concludes Friday, Jan. 27 at 5 p.m. ...

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RBFF’s Boat Registration Marketing Program brings 50,000 boaters back to water

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced its 2016 Boat Registration Marketing Program brought over 50,000 lapsed boaters back to the water. The program, now in its fifth year, generated a high response rate and lift. "A stable and engaged base of boaters is essential to the future of our industry," says RBFF President and CEO Frank Peterson. "Fishing ...

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Bass Pro Shops donates $50,000 to George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced Thursday that Bass Pro Shops is continuing its support of the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund with a $50,000 donation. This donation will help to increase awareness of, and participation in, fishing, boating and conservation activities through grassroots educational programs and on-the-water activities held in high-density Hispanic communities. "It's ...

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RBFF and U.S. Forest System enter historic cooperative agreement

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced Tuesday it has entered into a new cooperative agreement with the U.S. Forest Service. Through the agreement, the Forest Service will help provide funding for the Take Me Fishing campaign while RBFF will promote the available fishing opportunities on or near U.S. Forest Service lands. "The U.S. Forest Service manages some of ...

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46 million people went fishing in 2015

Fishing remains among the most popular outdoor activities for adults, according to the 2016 Special Report on Fishing released today by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and the Outdoor Foundation at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades Show (ICAST) in Orlando. The report reveals that more than 2.5 million people had their very first fishing experience in ...

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