National Fishing in Schools Program
May 10, 2013: Tennessee TV, Fox 17, covers NFSP...You Tube video
May, 2013: Tennessee to lead nation with first F.I.S.H.*
(* Fishing In Schools Happening)
Thames River, CT, newspaper article . . . introduces "Fishing In Schools" to Connecticut
2013: NFSP partners with Trout Unlimited and National Recreation Foundation to support 10 or more schools in Connecticut in "Fishing In Schools"
. . . Fly Life online article
Tennessee "Wild Side" features "Fishing in Schools" . . . Tennessee "Wild Side"...
Denver CBS TV News covers NFSP at International Sportsman's Expo . . . see coverage
Ohio school initiates "Fishing in Schools" . . . see news article
Alabama to initiate "Fishing in Schools" educational opportunities . . . see press release
For release September 10, 2012 . . . Tennessee Wildlife Resource Agency "Ups the Ante" for NFSP...see press release
September 5, 2012 . . . Responsive Management publishes preliminary data on NFSP survey results...view document
August 18, 2012 . . . CasTarget wins "Best Youth Specific Product" Award at the International Fly Tackle Dealer Show in Reno, Nevada, for the 2nd consecutive year...see press release
August 16, 2012 . . . NFSP to host roundtable discussion at International Fly Tackle Dealer Show in Reno, Nevada: “HOW NASP PROPELLED THE ARCHERY INDUSTRY TO NEW HEIGHTS" & its sequel, "How Fishing in Schools Can Propel the Fishing Industry To New Heights". Learn more...
July 9. 2012 . . . American Fly Fishing Trade Association announces partnership with NFSP. 3 year program will enable AFFTA-member retailers and manufacturers the opportunity to embrace their local schools by participating in the educational process. Learn more...
May 15, 2012 . . . Tom Bennett joins FEF/NFSP Board of Directors; one of the key principles in the National Archery in Schools Program, after which "Fishing in Schools" is patterned, has joined the FEF board. Tom Bennett, of Louisville, Kentucky, brings a unique level of experience and knowledge to our team.
April 26, 2012 . . . Fishing Education Foundation recipient of a 2012 National Youth Fishing & Boating Initiative from the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation
February, 2012 . . . Katie Cole appointed to Colorado Parks & Wildlife "Partners in the Outdoors" Steering Committee
January, 2012 . . . NFSP to be featured in "Wild On The Fly" TV broadcasts...see on the OUTDOOR CHANNEL, it’s a HD Show (High Definition)
January 6, 2012 . . . FEF files application for Youth Boating & Fishing Grant, with assistance of Partners
November, 2011 . . . Katie Cole selected to Trout Unlimited Youth Trout Unlimited's Headwaters Youth Board
November 4, 2011 . . . Field & Stream features "Fishing in Schools" http://www.fieldandstream.com/blogs/flytalk/2011/11/national-fishing-schools-program
November 1, 2011 . . . Fishing Education Foundation releases new video, "Fishing in Schools" on YouTube
August 20, 2011 . . . CasTarget wins "Best of Show" , YOUTH-SPECIFIC Product at International Fly Tackle Dealer annual trade show, New Orleans, LA
August, 2011 . . . Midcurrent online magazine features NFSP: Midcurrent Feature
July 14, 2011 . . . Press Release: "No Child Left Inside"
June 20, 2011 . . . "What's Right With Our Schools" airs on Channel 10 WBIR News, Knoxville, Tennessee "What's Right With Our Schools"
June, 2011...Fishing Education Foundation/NFSP joins OAK: Outdoors Alliance for Kids (OAK) is a national strategic partnership of organizations from diverse sectors with the common interest in expanding the number and quality of opportunities for children, youth and families to connect with the outdoors.
March 31, 2011 . . . "Tennessee Wildside News broadcast features Fishing in Schools "; see it on You Tube video.
NFSP will be presenting and conducting a Level 1 Teacher Training session, Central District, AAHPERD, February 2-4, 2012, Colorado Springs, Colorado
6/7/2011: Katie Cole, NFSP Program Manager, teams with Josh Nease, West Virginia Headwaters youth education coordinator for Trout Unlimited for WV youth event
6/2-4, 2011: NFSP participates in Nation's River Bass Tournament, Washington, DC
5/14 & 15, 2011: FEF/NFSP attends Recruitment & Retention Summit, Colorado Springs, CO
5/11-13, 2011: NFSP supports 100 students at culminating fishing event, Lincoln, NE
4/14-16, 2011: Fishing in Schools participates in Jim Range National Casting Call, Washington, DC
3/2011: The Wildlife Society Professional article, Spring 2011
2/22/11: North Platte Telegraph newspaper article, Nebraska
1/29/11: Tennessee Wildside TV program features "Fishing in Schools"
1/2011: NFSP partners with 6 state fish & wildlife agencies (CO, NE, NV, KY, TN, WY); partnership will work to provide cost sharing, mentoring and support for "after school" and club activities for NFSP schools
12/2010: FEF files application for funding with the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF); acceptance will support matching funds for 135 schools.
NFSP will be presenting at the Central District AAHPERD conference in Rapid City, SD, February 10-12, 2011
NFSP will be presenting at the Missouri
AAHPERD state conference in Lake of the Ozarks, November 12-14, 2010
NFSP will be presenting at the Tennessee AAHPERD state conference in Murfreesboro, November 1 & 2, 2010
NFSP will be presenting at the Arizona AAHPERD state conference in Phoenix, October 21 & 22, 2010
NFSP will be presenting at the Aquatic Resources Education Association (AREA) annual meeting in Omaha, NE, October 4-6, 2010
NFSP to present at Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies Annual Meeting (AFWA), Grand Rapids, MI, Sept. 26-29, 2010
NFSP to attend American Fly Fishing Trade Association (AFFTA) annual trade show in Denver, September 9-11, 2010
Alliance for a Healthier Generation accepts NFSP curriculum 7/2010
News article, Angling Trade, June 2010
News article, Black Hills Pioneer, June 10, 2010
NFSP to exhibit National Archery in the Schools Program national competition, Louisville, KY; May 6-8, 2010
Katie Cole, Program Manager, presents NFSP to Nevada Dept. of Wildlife, Volunteer Instructor Training Academy; May 22, 2010
NFSP and "Front Page news" in Durango Herald, April 6, 2010
SE District Colorado Division of Wildlife to provide matching funds to area schools...April, 2010
PSA, Colorado Division of Wildlife to provide matching funds to SW District schools...April, 2010
NFSP exhibits/presents at National AAHPERD...March 17-19, 2010
NFSP Online Store opens...November 24, 2009
Lincoln Journal Star newspaper article...August 9, 2009
NFSP presents at several AAHPERD conferences
NFSP at AFFTA Fly Tackle Dealer Show...September 10-12, 2009
NFSP hosts flycasting competition at FFR
NFSP article in "Fly Fishing Colorado" September 17, 2009
NFSP in "FlyAnglersOnline" weekly magazine...October 12, 2009
NFSP in Wyoming's "Backcast" Newsletter...December, 2009
Tracy Krause, curriculum co-writer, receives 2008 National Teacher of the Year Award...April, 2008