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RBFF announces 2019 grantees for education fund

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced the 2019 grantees for its George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund, the fourth round of grants since the program launched in 2014. Twelve grantee organizations will work to bring fishing and boating experiences and conservation education to Hispanic families in eight states. The education fund awarded a total of nearly $60,000 ...

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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’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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Cabela’s Outdoor Fund makes $75,000 grant for fishing education

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) announced Thursday that Cabela's Outdoor Fund has granted $75,000 to the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund. This grant will help to increase awareness of, and participation in fishing, boating and conservation activities through grassroots programs, classes and on-the-water activities held in high-density Hispanic communities. "We are encouraged by the strong ...

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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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