It’s one of a kind in the nation! Check out this interview with Kaitlyn Barnhart, co-founder and national program director of The Mayfly Project. It’s a non-profit organization that mentors foster children through fly-fishing programs.
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – The rich tradition of hunting, target shooting and fishing will be on full display for National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 26, celebrating the conservation efforts of sportsmen and women everywhere. The annual event recognizes hunters and anglers for their decades-long leadership in funding wildlife and conservation efforts through self-imposed excise […]
Women from various Florida regions united to learn fishing skills at the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” (LLGF) Gulf Coast University, held at Bass Pro Shops in Fort Myers, Fla., from May 15 to 16, 2021.
Babbs recently interviewed USFWS Director Aurelia Skipwith. Find out more about her and the United States Fish and Wildlife Service and its recent hunt/fish rule that opens 2.3 million acres of wildlife refuges and hatcheries to the public.
Surveys show that women love being outdoors, learning new skills and empowering themselves by improving on skills such as fishing, shooting, hiking, hunting and more. We learned about this fairly new organization, Wander Woman, based in the state of Kansas, while at an event last fall in Kansas sponsored by CZ-USA. While there, we met […]
When the Pro Gator Boats sponsored Lady Bass Anglers Association comes to town, there is sure to be a week filled with plenty of action on and off the water! The Cane River Lake event in Natchitoches starts off on Saturday, March 21st with the best female anglers from across the country arriving to begin […]
There’s no better way to spend time with your favorite person than by experiencing something new in the great outdoors. Check out these twelve outdoor date ideas for couples that can help you build a stronger relationship while taking in the sights and sounds of nature. Rent a tandem kayak or paddleboat to explore a […]
You may know her as “Ali Upnorth,” a rising star in the freelance world of outdoor communicators. We are delighted that she, aka Ali Juten, contributes videos and stories to The WON regularly, especially focusing on the importance of the Project ChildSafe mission to promote firearms safety and education nationwide. However, you may not have […]
The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) today announced that IGFA Representative Meredith McCord, professional fly angler and world record chaser extraordinaire, will serve as Master of Ceremonies at the 36th Annual IGFA International Auction on Saturday, January 25, 2020, at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale Beach. Driven by her love of fishing, McCord has turned her lifelong passion of fishing into […]
The Women Ice Angler Project media event will soon unroll the sleeping bags and set up the heaters on Minneapolis’ suburban Lake Minnetonka. Led by Barb Carey, the event slated for Jan. 29 – Feb. 2, 2020, will focus attention on women who ice fish. Sponsors benefit from professionally curated media components depicting women using […]
October is considered National Fishing Month, an effort intended to encourage more people to get involved with fishing. This is important not only for the benefits of enjoying the outdoors, such as health and happiness, but also for sparking a passion to protect what you love. “American hunters and anglers are the backbone of conservation […]
On Saturday, January 25, 2020, over 300 attendees will gather at the beautiful Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale, to bid on exciting trips, artwork, tackle, jewelry and more to support the work of The International Game Fish Association. The 36th Annual IGFA International Auction starts at 6:00 pm with a cocktail reception and silent auction. A fabulous dinner will commence at […]
Help us share the #WomenMakingWaves mission to get more women involved in fishing. Every month, one lucky wave maker winner will receive a prize! Some people think all anglers look alike. Have they got another thing coming. More women than ever — nearly 18 million of us — are taking the water by storm. But […]
National Fishing and Boating Week is a national celebration, an event that highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing. National Fishing and Boating Week will take place June 1-9, 2019. GO FISHING DURING FREE FISHING DAYS During National Fishing and Boating Week, most states offer free fishing days. These are days where anglers are allowed […]
In recognition of its historic 80th anniversary, The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) today announced plans for the inaugural International Game Fish Angling Day (IGFA Day) on June 7, 2019, as a way to celebrate recreational angling and galvanize the its international network of supporters around the world. IGFA Day The focus of the first […]
The River’s Edge and SIMMS Fishing Products will host Chica de Mayo on Saturday, May 11th from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. This annual gathering has evolved into the largest women’s fly-fishing event in Montana, the United States, and well, probably the world! Chica de Mayo celebrates women in fly-fishing and offers educational clinics, phenomenal women […]
The following blog is an excerpt from Cast a Line to Try Something New in National Parks by the National Park Foundation. It’s not often that we get the chance to stand still in one place, with our feet planted on the ground – or dangling from a pier – free from the pull of our phones, […]
Casting for Recovery, a non-profit organization offering free support and educational fly fishing retreats for women with breast cancer, is excited to announce its 7th annual Cast One for Hope event to be held September 27-28, 2019 in Hamilton, MT. This year’s event includes a Kick-Off Party, an all-day guided float on the Bitterroot River and caps […]
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