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Mar 18, 2021

ALEXANDRIA, VA (March 18, 2021) – Through its State R3 Program Grants, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF) recently awarded funds to 15 programs in 14 states. Now in its seventh...

Mar 12, 2021

March 12, 2021 (ALEXANDRIA, Va.) — The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas...

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....

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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 In The News
Apr 8, 2021
Boat Trader
For women like Stephanie Vatalaro, SVP, Marketing & Communications for the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF), who grew up boating and later made her career in the industry, boating is a way of life and she embraces initiatives like the RBFF’s “Take Me Fishing” that supports getting women and children out to fish and “rock the boat.”
Mar 25, 2021
9 & 10 News
Fishing has quickly become a popular outlet for everyday wellness during the pandemic, especially among younger and more diverse audiences.
Mar 16, 2021
Boating Industry
The National Marine Manufacturers Association, the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation, and the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas are continuing their collaboration on the industry-wide Get On Board consumer marketing campaign.

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