Fishing Associations

KeepAmericaFishing™ is leading the fight to preserve your right to sustainably fish on our nation’s waterways. As the voice of the American angler, KeepAmericaFishing works to keep our public resources – our oceans, lakes, rivers and streams – open, clean and abundant with fish.

Rediscover the joy of boating and fishing. is the best resource for boating, fishing and conservation information. Search over 12,000 places to fish and boat in the U.S. You’ll also find tips on how to fish, fun family features and much much more.

Check out the new link on Take Me Fishing.  For all you fishing fanatics, it’s similar to MySpace, Facebook or YouTube. You can click on the the above link or if you’re already in, click on the “Community” section and then on  This link allows you to Create a profile, find and add friends, join groups, post comments on message boards, share photos and video and save favorite fishing spots from their interactive map tool.

NOAA is dedicated to protecting and preserving the nation’s living marine resources through scientific research, fisheries management, enforcement and habitat conservation. NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NOAA Fisheries) is the lead federal agency responsible for the stewardship of the nation’s offshore living marine resources and their habitat. NOAA Fisheries manages, conserves and protects fish, whales, dolphins, sea turtles and other living creatures in the ocean.

The Aquatic Nuisance Species Task Force, working through the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and the U.S. Coast Guard, is implementing a new campaign called “Stop Aquatic Hitchikers!”™ This campaign, targeted at recreational users of the aquatic resources, calls upon anglers, boaters, paddlers, SCUBA divers, waterfowl hunters and others to become informed about aquatic nuisance species and to follow simple preventive procedures every time they leave any body of water.  For more information visit:

The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is the sportfishing industry’s trade association and is committed to protect and look out for the interests of the entire sportfishing community. They represent the interests of America’s 60 million anglers and Eagle Claw has been a member of this organization for over 50 years. For more information on the various foundations and organizations that ASA supports, please visit their website:

North America Fisherman Magazine
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The International Game Fish Association is a not-for-profit organization committed to the conservation of game fish and the promotion of responsible, ethical angling practices through science, education, rule making and record keeping.

Wounder Warrior Project

Wounded Warrior Project™ (WWP) serves military service members who incurred service-connected wounds, injuries, or illnesses on or after September 11, 2001 and their families. On that date, America watched in horror as approximately 3,000 people died including hundreds of firefighters and rescue workers. Many warriors note a sense of duty to volunteer for the military following these tragic events.

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