RBFF relaunches educational program

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The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation is relaunching its Passport to Fishing & Boating Program.

The program, which provides skills, techniques and information that instructors need to teach boating and fishing, is now available for free on RBFF.org.

"Attracting newcomers, especially young people, is a cornerstone of our mission," RBFF president and CEO Frank Peterson said in a statement. "We're pleased to provide an updated version of the Passport Program, which has proven to be a successful, engaging youth education tool."

The Passport to Fishing & Boating Program, originally launched in 2002, includes six different hands-on stations with activities focused on fishing, boating and conservation.

The program equips instructors with all they need to give students the chance to be actively involved in the stations, which include Fish habitat and handling; Fishing knots and rigging; Casting; Smart boating, safe boating; Ready, set, boat; Local information.

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