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KeepAmericaFishing™ announces 1 million supporters, new membership program and new website

Alexandria, VA – July 9, 2013 – KeepAmericaFishing™, the industry’s angler advocacy program, is pleased to announce several ground-breaking developments. These changes will enhance interaction with anglers on issues and provide a more engaging experience across the board.

Over 1 million supporters – As of late June 2013, KeepAmericaFishing supporters number over 1 million. That is over 1 million anglers advocating for recreational fishing – an army of angler advocates.

New Membership program – Starting July 1, 2013 you can join KeepAmericaFishing as a member for only $20. Anyone can continue to participate for free as an advocate but there are benefits to membership such as discounts, special products, a member packet, an annual report and more.

Visit the NEW KeepAmericaFishing.org – On any device! Launched in early July our new website is more visual, more actionable and more accessible on your mobile device. Check it out atKeepAmericaFishing.org.


“These are exciting milestones for KeepAmericaFishing™. Our new membership program and website will help us reach the next million anglers and increase angler influence on policy issues affecting sportfishing.” said Gordon Robertson, vice president of the American Sportfishing Association.

Kathryn Powers, director of KeepAmericaFishing noted, “We are looking forward to providing our members and advocates with useful policy tools and benefits that will create a fun experience and inspire them to take action on policy issues. Launching the Membership program and new website is just a first step. Look for great things to come.”

See the new website and learn more about KeepAmericaFishing, our issues and our new Membership program at KeepAmericaFishing.org.


About KeepAmericaFishing™
KeepAmericaFishing™ is the American Sportfishing Association’s angler advocacy campaign. KeepAmericaFishing gives America’s 60 million anglers a voice in policy decisions that affect their ability to sustainably fish on our nation’s waterways. Through policy, science and conservation, KeepAmericaFishing works to minimize access restrictions, promote clean waters and restore fish populations. For more information or to get involved today, visit www.KeepAmericaFishing.org.


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