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CollegeBass

2021 Collegiate Bass Fishing Tournament Announced

April 7, 2020

The 2021 edition of the BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship will be contested on Lake Murray in South Carolina May 26-27. more >>


Bassmaster

Bassmaster Classic TV Coverage Debuts On ESPN2 Sunday Morning

April 3, 2020

Lake Guntersville in Alabama will be showcased as a prime fishing spot this Sunday, with the coverage of the March Bassmaster Classic. more >>


CollegiateBassAnglers

ACA Offering First Online Bass Fishing Event

April 2, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Bass Anglers has announced its first online event, and bass fishing destinations can expect positive exposure. more >>


IMG

IMG Unveils ESCAPE Aquathlon, Prior to Popular Escape From Alcatraz Tri

April 1, 2020

This year's triathlon is celebrating its 40th anniversary and a new event has been unveiled; however, it is not recommended for beginners. more >>


AFTCO

2020 AFTCO B.A.S.S. Nation Grant Proposals Now Being Accepted

March 25, 2020

2020 AFTCO Grant Program shows B.A.S.S. Nation is looking to the future to establish new events and new programs. more >>



MB

Myrtle Beach: Not Just a City…It’s a Destination!

February 20, 2020

Successful sports tourism made simple means having excellent venues in a great location and plenty of lodging and dining options in all price points.... more >>


LazyE

Seven Reasons You Should Play in Edmond

February 7, 2020

Edmond invites athletes to utilize state-of-the-art sports facilities and enjoy the city’s charm. With the ability to host all types of sports (on... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>



SawyerProducts

Sawyer Products Continues Partnership with the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series for the 2020 Season

March 30, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Anglers announced a partnership with Sawyer Products for the 2020 Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. more >>


Garmin

Garmin Signs Multiyear Deal To Sponsor Bassmaster Tournament Trail

March 16, 2020

Garmin International Inc. signed a three-year deal to become a sponsor of the Bassmaster Tournament Trail. more >>


USA_WaterSki

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Announces 2020 Club Insurance Program Renewal

March 2, 2020

USA Water Ski & Wake Sports and EPIC Entertainment & Sports announce the renewal of USA Water Ski & Wake Sports Club Insurance. more >>


Engel

Engel Coolers Renews Partnership with Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series for the 2020 Season

February 24, 2020

The Association of Collegiate Anglers and Engel Coolers have renewed their partnership with the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Bass Fishing Series. more >>


PowerPole

Power-Pole Announces Continued Support of College Anglers

February 17, 2020

Power-Pole will continue their support of the Bass Pro Shops Collegiate Fishing Series and continue to offer a rebate to all collegiate anglers. more >>


Destination Spotlights

TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 3, 2019
Virginia Beach Is For Lovers…of Sports   

By: Judy Leand

Located in the Coastal Virginia Region where the Atlantic Ocean and the Chesapeake Bay meet, Virginia Beach, Virginia, is consistently ranked among... More>>


White Papers

RBFF Whitepaper | October 1, 2017
Special Report on Fishing in 2017: Trends, Participation and More   

With 1.5 million more participants than the previous year, fishing now has more than 47 million Americans hooked, according to a report. More>>


NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>


asa-sportfishing Whitepaper | March 1, 2017
Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing: U.S. Congressional Districts   

Recreational fishing brings a myriad of economic benefits to communities throughout the U.S. This report breaks them down by district. More>>


TXAM Whitepaper | August 1, 2016
Recreational Fishing as Tourism   

In addition to being an outdoor recreation activity for residents in each state, fishing can certainly be considered a form of tourism More>>


Articles

ConcussionReport Article | July 10, 2019
The Most Frequently Reported Injury Among Youth Athletes? Concussions

By: Michael Popke

What’s the most frequently reported injury among young athletes? It’s not blown-out ACLs or even broken bones. It’s concussions, unfortunately....   More>>


SUP Article | July 10, 2019
Will Standup Paddling Become an Olympic Sport After All?

By: Michael Popke

It will. It won’t. It might. The stories on whether SUP will be in the Olympics have wobbled back and forth like a noob on a board facing that...   More>>


blank Article | June 27, 2019
Warm, Welcoming – and Winning

By: Cindy Cantrell

With its mild, humid climate and famed welcoming southern hospitality, the Southeastern region is uniquely positioned to host athletes and their...   More>>


Cheaters Article | June 26, 2019
Cheating in Fishing Tournaments Spawns High-Tech Safeguards

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Sometime, people just need a high-five. In the face. With a fish. Preferably the one they’re dishonestly trying to pass off as something they...   More>>



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