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Carlos Correa, Vamos A Pescar Energize Fishing Fans
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Carlos Correa and Daniella Rodriguez interact with fishing fans at Bass Pro Shops

On December second, RBFF took to Houston to host a Vamos A Pescar Fishing Workshop with 2017 World Series Champion and Astros slugger, Carlos Correa, who grew up fishing with his family in Puerto Rico. Correa and his fiancé, Daniella Rodriguez, have become a celebrity couple in Texas and were eager to bring the joys of fishing to youth in Houston.

The nearly 100 local kids weren’t the only ones excited to get a piece of the happy couple. Media showed up in droves, including the local Houston affiliates for NBC, CBS, FOX, ABC, CW, Telemundo and a national reporter for MLB.com, each getting a one-on-one interview with Carlos and Daniella, leading to 154 million impressions to date. Images and videos of the event were also shared on social media with #FishingWithCarlos.

Top stories from the event include:

  1. MLB.com
  2. KPRC-TV (NBC) – Houston, TXBroadcast clip
  3. KHOU-TV (CBS) – Houston, TX
  4. KTRK-TV (ABC) – Houston, TX
  5. KRIV-TV (FOX) – Houston, TX
  6. KIAH-TV (CW) – Houston, TXBroadcast clip
  7. KTMD-TV (Telemundo) – Houston, TX
  8. Houston Chronicle Online – Houston, TX
  9. San Antonio Express-News Online – San Antonio, TX
  10. Beaumont Enterprise Online – Beaumont, TX

Carlos on Social

Folloing the event, Carlos tweeted his joy for fishing and boating with fans and his excitement over the event with his 173K followers.

Local media shared their excitement on social about Carlos’ arrival at the event, resulting in.

In addition to media, here are a few of our favorite fan posts from the day.

The event was made possible by the work of RBFF, Fishing's Future and Bass Pro Shops.

For further information: Stephanie Vatalaro, svatalaro@rbff.org, 703-778-5156

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