Newsletter from our Foundation President
By Wil Newlin - May 2017

I am continually amazed on how quickly time goes by. I would like to start off with a greeting and congratulate those who are still with their New Year’s resolution, and to those who are not I encourage you to recommit. There’s no shame in starting again....Read More

The Fishing Wire

RBFF Reports Positive Trends in Fishing Participation
By Stephanie Vatalaro - May 10, 2017

Tide Rising for Fishing Participation? Two new reports show positive trends for fishing participation; Preliminary Special Report data reveals increases in Hispanic, youth and female participation.

ALEXANDRIA, VA - The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced that fishing participation has increased. The increase is being reported by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) and the Outdoor Foundation. Read More

Bass Unlimited Foundation – Creating fish habitat and better fishing opportunities
By Mark Boyd - March 21, 2017

Bass Unlimited staff and a group of hearty volunteers met on a chilly Saturday morning recently along the banks of Mill Creek in Clark County, IL. No, they weren’t there to go fishing (although it was tempting), they were there to build Christmas tree reefs for fish habitat in the lake. Bass Unlimited Foundation organizes these types of projects as just one of the ways to fulfill its mission of providing resources for conservation, preservation and restoration of fish populations in public accessible waters for anglers of today and future generations....Read More

A Boyd's Eye View: Conservation format fishing tournaments - The new wave.
By Mark Boyd - February 3, 2017

When you have been working in and around the fishing industry as long as I have you understand the "love-hate" dichotomy with fishing tournaments. On one hand, its a kick in the gut when you show up at your favorite lake early in the morning...Read More

Newsletter from our Foundation President
By Wil Newlin - December 30, 2016

As we enter into the New Year, many of us resolve to make positive changes in our lives. While our intentions are true, many of us will fall short of reaching our goals. A few however, after the next twelve months, will find they have stuck with their resolution promise they made to themselves...Read More

A Boyd's Eye View: The sport of fishing needs your support.
By Mark Boyd - December 29, 2016

We all know the economy over the past several years has forced a lot of folks to reevaluate their financial priorities. Those of us in the "recreation" industries understand that when a person's disposable income takes a hit...Read More