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Angler Backed Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate

It is not small news that a coalition of U. S. politicians, in this intemperate populist climate, have come together and shown world leadership on a matter of conservation that will affect the entirety of billfish populations [...]

October 5, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly fishing statistics about you

About 20 years ago, women were single digit participants in fly fishing. Today they represent the fastest growing segment of fly angling. [...]

July 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Will They Do The Next Right Thing?

You would think that protecting millions of acres of public land is a President’s job and that legislators would clamor to assure that, but no, say the probationers [...]

June 30, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Annual list of best bass fishing lakes

There's nothing close to bass fishing participation. The temperate basses, as they are known, produce, willingly, every enjoyment an angler seeks [...]

April 19, 2017 RECENT, Slide

We have “sustainable” economic power… not dig, pollute and run power

We have the economic power to overcome congresses self-serving surge to destroy our environment and sell off our public lands [...]

February 22, 2017 RECENT, Slide

News: President Obama Signs Outdoor REC Act into Law

Given the McMorris Rodgers’ nomination as Interior Secretary, President-elect Trump, paradoxically, voiced support for maintaining fishing and hunting on public lands. Go figure? [...]

December 12, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: Report finds anglers have unexpectedly diverse lifestyles

Lifestyle segments with the lowest rate of anglers leaving the sport, make up the most rural markets of all. The most common are agricultural and forestry communities along the Appalachians [...]

January 8, 2016 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: We are powerful . . . if we are together

Economic contributions to the respective state economies from anglers who live within each congressional district, but not the economic contributions that occur within any given district [...]

December 21, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: American Sportfishing Association and National Marine Manufacturers Association partner

By joining forces with NMMA in 2016, as we did with IFTD in 2013, we are creating a one-of-a-kind trade event for the sportfishing industry with a new boating component that enhances the attendee experience [...]

November 30, 2015 Industry News, RECENT, Slide

News: Final GMP for ENP meets expectations of stakeholders

Covering much of the southern tip of mainland Florida and nearly all of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park is home to some of the best recreational fishing opportunities that Florida has to offer [...]

September 4, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide