ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 30, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Fishing and Boating Week kicks off summer with family-friendly events, activities and ways to cast a line and hit the open water during the week of June 3-11. The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) and its Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ campaigns invite families to get outside and find their new favorite fishing hole or boating spot. National Fishing and Boating Week includes the following opportunities families will flip over:
"Fishing is the second most popular outdoor activity among adults and by providing events and resources during National Fishing and Boating Week, we hope everyone from curious beginners to experienced anglers and boaters will feel inspired to get out on the water," says RBFF President and CEO, Frank Peterson. "It's already been a great year for fishing and boating, with big growth in participation among young people, and we want to keep that momentum going and reach our goal of 60 million anglers by 2021."
About the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF)
RBFF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating, thereby protecting and restoring the nation's aquatic resources. RBFF's recently announced 60-in-60 effort strives to attract 60 million anglers to the sport by the end of 2021. To help recruit, retain and reactivate participants, RBFF developed the award-winning Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™ campaigns creating awareness about boating, fishing and conservation, and educating people about the benefits of participation. These campaigns help boaters and anglers of all ages and experience levels learn, plan and equip for a day on the water. The campaign websites, TakeMeFishing.org, and VamosAPescar.org, feature how-to videos, information on how to get a fishing license and boat registration, and an interactive state-by-state map that allows visitors to find local boating and fishing spots.
SOURCE Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation