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Feb 22, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, VA (February 22, 2021) – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced Fishbrain as the Presenting Sponsor of the 2021 RBFF Virtual State Marketing Workshop....

Feb 11, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, VA (February 11, 2021) – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced the 2021 grantees for its George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education Fund, the sixth...

Jan 25, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, VA (January 26, 2021) – The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) today announced an addition to its Board of Directors. Rick Jacobson, the Bureau Chief for Fisheries,...

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Fast Facts

50.1 Million Participants in Fishing Highest Participation in 12 years

3.1 Million New participants - Highest Participation in 5 years

6.8 MillionReturning Participants

17.9 MillionFemales Participation At An All-time High

4.4 Million Hispanic Participation - At An All-time High

+3.8%Hiking Crossover Participation In Last 3 Years

+7.7% Camping Crossover Participation Up Since Last Year

11.3 MillionYouth Participation Up 1M in Last 7 Years

7 Million Fly-Fishing Participation At An All-Time High


RBFF - Latest Posts
Feb 26, 2021
Trade Only Today
User-generated content delivers credibility and clicks, supercharging your traditional brand marketing.
Feb 25, 2021
Fishing Tackle Retailer
In a week packed with seminars and discussions, we pulled some key demographic trends from RBFF President and CEO Frank Peterson’s presentation to share with savvy retailers.
Feb 25, 2021
Albany Times Union
This year, fly fishermen may have to jostle for space, as the sport, and angling in general, see the same kind of pandemic boom that other outdoor activities like hiking and biking have enjoyed over the last year.

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