Archive for Campaign Updates

Stop Aquatic Hitchhiker Contractor Influenced Many Lives

Sharon Rushton, a trailblazer and outdoors advocate, passed away May 16 after an extended battle with cancer. Rushton’s work in the outdoors influenced many lives, both young and old, male and female. Berkley (now Pure Fishing) hired Rushton as the founding executive director for the Future Fisherman Foundation (FFF), an organization dedicated to ensuring the […]

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Clean-Drain-Dry Initiative Honored

The Clean Drain Dry Initiative has been honored once again with a special award for Outstanding Achievement by the Reduce Risks from Invasive Species Coalition (RRISC). The Board of Directors at RRISC announced that Wildlife Forever has been selected to receive the 2017 RRISC award for “Outstanding Achievement” in protecting the economy and environment from […]

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Aquatic Hitchhiker – A Musical Compilation of Aquatic Chaos

Leftover Salmon is a jam band from Boulder, Colorado, formed in 1989. Their unique blend of bluegrass, rock, country, and Cajun/Zydeco, which the band calls “Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass”, has found favor with the jam band scene. Leftover Salmon has put together a unique musical compilation of aquatic chaos – click on the following link to watch […]

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Minnesota’s Spring Lake boat access will temporarily close this fall

Public access to Spring Lake will be closed for a while this fall. The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources plans to shut down access in Prior Lake on Sept. 6. The department plans to have most work done and the ramp opened again by Oct. 15.  Photo by Shannon Fiecke The project includes improvements to […]

Read More Podcast Features Stop Aquatic Hitchhikers

Through the presentation of entertaining and educational information, provided through interviews with tremendous guests, the WeFishASA Podcast will help people become more interested and proficient at fishing, while introducing new people to the sport. The podcast will inspire every fisherman to become Keep America Fishing members and encourage every level of the industry – manufacturers, […]

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Water Activities Abound Over Fourth, DNR Asks Everyone To Look For Hitchhikers

This year’s Fourth of July celebrations will see the peak of aquatic activity as boaters and fishermen hit the states waterways. In their ongoing effort to protect Iowa’s lakes and streams, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is reminding anyone using boats to make sure they check them for unwanted hitchhikers.  Click on the […]

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Tips to Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

If you’re planning on taking your boat out on the water this summer, area experts want to remind you it’s important to check your boat and trailer for possible hitchhikers. Moving boats from different lakes can be hazardous to lakes and rivers because of invasive species. By keeping your boat clean every time you enter […]

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