The 53rd annual New England Boat Show, set for Feb.14-22 in Boston, announced that tickets are available online at www.neboatshow.com. Tickets are $13 for adults and $7 for junior boaters (6-12 years old). Children 6 and under are free. The 2009 New England Boat Show showcases more than $80 million of boats and accessories. Features…more
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.
A study of the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s new Take Me Fishing campaign reveals that more than half of target anglers, identified as occasional or lapsed participants, are more likely to go fishing in the next year as a result of the promotion. The study also showed that 40 percent are more likely to…more
The World Fishing Network is helping to increase boating and fishing participation by launching an Anglers’ Legacy contest this week. The program, initiated by the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, encourages anglers to introduce new people to the sport. The WFN contest asks Anglers’ Legacy Ambassadors to share their stories about introducing newcomers to fishing…more
Hunting and fishing events will be held across the country on Saturday to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day. This nationwide effort, being promoted on www.TakeMeFishing.org, aims to bring national recognition and media attention to the value of hunting and fishing and reinforce their role in conservation. Congress formalized National Hunting and Fishing Day in…more
The 2008 Dallas Summer Boat Show will offer six days of boating, education, family fishing events, wakeboarding rail demonstrations and more than 800 boats on display, including luxury liners, powerboats, pontoons, fishing boats, water toys and aquatic gear. The show will be held July 18-20 and July 25-27 at the Dallas Market Hall. Admission is…more
The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation has a new “Take Me Fishing” marketing guide to help stakeholders promote boating and fishing. The customizable marketing materials, which feature a “wood grain” background and icons for boating, fishing, family and conservation, were redesigned to incorporate the new look and feel of the national “Take Me Fishing” campaign…more
Rep. Norm Dicks, D-Wash., a longtime supporter of conservation efforts, was honored as part of the National Fishing and Boating Week celebrations held June 1-8. About 300 people attended last Tuesday’s reception, which took place on Capitol Hill. The sport fishing and boating community recognized the congressman’s decades of commitment to the nation’s natural resources,…more