The Wildlife Department has been holding family fishing clinics at Oklahoma City area lakes and ponds for years, but Scissortail Park is becoming a popular place for the agency to try and recruit new anglers, especially those from minority communities in the city.
Frank Peterson, President & CEO of RBFF for the past 14 years, will retire at the end of the year. Here he talks about the highlights and challenges of a tenure that revolutionized fishing participation--and warns of tough choices ahead.
Host and Producer Sarah Shimazaki travels with Take Me Fishing to tropical Orlando, Florida for her very first time fishing on an all-women’s fishing and glamping trip. Amidst the camaraderie, laughter, and support, she learns the easy way that fishing is about so much more than catching a fish— it’s about the connections you make with others, with your food, and with the land.
This week meet Nicole Jacobs. Nicole's main mission is to promote equity and inclusion in the world of bass fishing. She executes her mission very well despite juggling fishing some big pro bass tournaments, being a single mom, and going to grad school!
An impressive 54.7 million Americans fished at least once during 2020, the highest number recorded since participation tracking began in 2007.