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  • Sep 21, 2023
    Field Mag

    In the same study by RBFF, active female anglers reported fishing increased their patience and perseverance, improved feelings of peace and calm, and reduced anxiety. But the most profound finding revealed that 87% felt that they had a sense of self-worth. These are powerful anecdotes in their own right that also align with recent studies proving the positive impact regular movement has on the brain, cognition, and emotional health. “Fly fishing is inherently an embodied practice,” says Kocka. “That happens for a lot of people automatically, but not everybody, so this can also equip them with tools to help them feel more empowered in their body.”

  • Sep 21, 2023

    Take Me Fishing, an online resource that helps beginners learn the basics of fishing and boating, is a great starting place to build a foundation of fly-fishing knowledge. Its expansive database of blog posts and state-specific information covers most of what you need to know to get started — from how to buy a fishing license and register your boat to recommendations on where to go.

  • Aug 2, 2023
    Angling International

    Vista Outdoor Foundation, the partner of Vista Outdoor Inc. and its fishing brand, Simms, has donated $17,000 to the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF), the body driving participation in the US.

    The money, which has been matched by state and fish wildlife agencies, will go towards the RBFF’s George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar Education Fund, a grant programme that engages Hispanic families in fishing and boating activities.

  • Jul 12, 2023
    CNN Underscore

    Ready to embrace angling and reel in some memories? Before setting off on your next outing, ensure you have a valid fishing license and consider the following advice from three seasoned fishing pros on what to look for when purchasing a rod.

  • Jun 30, 2023
    Orlando Sentinel

    Former NFL star and current ESPN football analyst Randy Moss took a little time from a family vacation to do some bass fishing near Disney’s Contemporary Resort. He also had a Goofy encounter on shore before trying his luck on Bay Lake.

    Disney World guests have access to fishing excursions and other recreational activities. For details about fishing and boating excursions at the resort, go to