The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating. The foundation developed the Take Me Fishing campaign to create awareness around boating, fishing and conservation, and to educate people about the benefits of participation.

RBFF adds news feed to website

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing campaign is making it easier for boaters and anglers to keep up with the latest outdoor stories by adding an on-site news feed to its website. The feed is designed to provide visitors with the most up-to-date outdoor stories and function as another useful tool for…more

TakeMeFishing.org adds safety content

Take Me Fishing joined forces with Markel Boat Insurance to reach site visitors with enhanced safety content. “The content that Markel will provide to TakeMeFishing.org will help to increase public awareness of sound fishing and boating practices. We are excited to be working with such a great partner,” said Frank Peterson, president and CEO of…more

RBFF, Offshore Sailing School recognized

  The International Academy of the Visual Arts recognized the Take Me Fishing campaign’s website, TakeMeFishing.org, with multiple Davey Awards for creative excellence by a small firm, agency or company. The website’s homepage won the 2010 Gold Davey Award. The entire website and its online community, Fishington, won several Silver Awards. “We’re excited to have…more

RBFF holding online fishing tournament

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s Take Me Fishing campaign is kicking off Catch A Boat 3.0, an online fishing tournament that includes a sweepstakes to win daily prizes or the grand prize boat, motor and trailer. Starting now, boaters and anglers are invited to take part in TakeMeFishing.org’s interactive game for a chance to…more

RBFF receives hall of fame induction

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation was recently inducted into the Fresh Water Fishing Hall of Fame, the group announced. The RBFF joined 41 other organizations that have been named to the Hall of Fame since 1984. Honorees are selected annually by secret-ballot vote from the Hall of Fame’s awards committee. “Recognition by the Fresh…more

RBFF gives $250,000 grant to the Y

YMCA of the USA, the resource office for the nation’s Ys, received a $250,000 grant from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation to provide underserved communities with opportunities to participate in and receive the health benefits of boating and fishing. Twenty Ys around the country will receive a $10,000 grant to provide financial assistance to…more

Disqualified angler found guilty

The crewmember who cost his fishing team a $1 million prize earlier this year was found guilty in North Carolina of fishing without a license. Peter Wann was ordered to pay $133 in court costs and he received a 10-day prison sentence suspended for 12 months of probation, the website Examiner.com reported. According to the…more

RBFF seeks 2011 grant applications

The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation announced the availability of boating and fishing education grants for 2011. The foundation’s National Youth Fishing & Boating Initiative, which expands on the organization’s boating and fishing education outreach efforts, is encouraging youth-focused organizations to apply by Dec. 27. “We want to introduce as many children and their families…more

RBFF websites win awards

TakeMeFishing.org and its social community, Fishington, were named W³ Gold and Silver Award winners for website design and development by the International Academy of the Visual Arts, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation announced. “By delivering practical information, fun and community in a dynamic, inviting context, TakeMeFishing.org is attracting more and more people to boating…more

Anglers land 800-pound marlin, but lose out on payday

A team of anglers landed an 800-pound marlin Wednesday off Cabo San Lucas, Mexico in the Bisbee’s Black and Blue fishing tournament, but it won’t count as the winning catch. The group landed the fish nine minutes past the first day’s 9 p.m. deadline, nullifying the result. The toughest aspect is that if no other…more

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