Posted by: Stephanie
July 30, 2010

Stephanie

Boating and Fishing Patches for Scouts

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This is certainly a special year for the Boy Scouts of America – as they celebrate their 100th anniversary at the 2010 National Scout Jamboree. The event has been around since 1937, but this year scouts from all 50 states and 26 nations will gather to experience the centennial celebration. The Take Me Fishing campaign wanted to get involved and make it easier for Scouts to participate in boating and fishing.

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Posted by: Stephanie
July 30, 2010

Stephanie

Keep an Eye to the Sky

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Whether you’re just getting started in boating or are a seasoned pro, it’s important to establish and follow a protocol for checking weather conditions before you head out. It’s also important that you know what to do if you get caught in bad weather.

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Posted by: Stephanie
July 13, 2010

Stephanie

Florida’s $1 Million Bass Bounty

It turns out that not all fish stories are lies and that in fact, some of the most outlandish ones are actually true – like the one about a bass worth a million dollars. The million dollar bass bounty is open to all anglers fishing legally in any body of public water in Florida from July 5-August 1. Registration costs $7/day or $19/week, and half of your entry fee goes to protecting Florida’s fish and wildlife habitats.

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Posted by: Stephanie
July 9, 2010

Stephanie

Fun, Family Summer Activities

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Take Me Fishing™ is excited to be partnering with Discovery Education on a new initiative called “Explore the Blue.” The goal is to reach children nationwide to inspire a lasting appreciation for the natural world. The campaign is also working to provide parents and teachers – key influences in children’s lives – a set of online tools to promote conservation and youth participation in on-the-water activities.

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