Feb. 6, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation's (RBFF)
Take Me Fishing™
campaign is expanding its offerings with the addition of ice fishing to its roster. The launch comes in conjunction with their support of the
Ice Team and the 10
Annual World Ice Fishing Championship (WIFC) in hopes of inspiring anglers to try this winter sport.
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Take Me Fishing
is proud to be a part of the 2013 World Ice Fishing Championship as this unique competition provides an opportunity to spread the word about a fun and challenging winter sport and act as a guide for all levels of anglers who are interested in getting out on the ice.
provides ice fishing know-how from
on the best rods and reels, to blog posts about
. Hear expert tips from the
Ice Team, learn to identify where on the lake to carve the best hole (look for weed beds), how to use a tip-up and of course, when the ice thickness is safe enough for a group of friends.
"During the winter many anglers pack up their gear and wait until spring to hit the water again. Ice fishing gives anglers an opportunity to stay outdoors all year round and keep doing what they love. TakeMeFishing.org is a great resource for them to find the information that they need to get started," said RBFF President and CEO,
The WIFC brings global attention to a growing sport. This year's competition takes place
and 17 on the Big Eau Pleine Reservoir near
will compete against 10 of the world's best in the sport.
is excited to work with Take Me Fishing to encourage Americans to try out ice fishing," said Team Captain
. "TakeMeFishing.org provides the building blocks for learning to ice fish and shows that being part of something like the WIFC is a reachable dream for anyone with a passion for fishing and a desire to learn."
For more information on the 2013 World Ice Fishing Championship and further information about ice fishing in general, visit
Take Me Fishing strives to increase overall awareness of the need to protect, conserve and restore the nation's aquatic resources by encouraging participation in recreational boating and fishing. These efforts impact conservation efforts throughout the country. Since 2007, the campaign has generated nearly
for state conservation efforts.
About Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF):
RBFF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating, thereby protecting and restoring the nation's aquatic natural resources. RBFF helps people discover, share and protect the legacy of boating and fishing through the
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