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While Americans are collectively checking their phones more than 8 billion times a day, a new industry report shows that they are increasingly fishing for actual fish, instead of just likes and follows.

Mercury Marine has been awarded the Sustainable Product of the Year award from the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council for its Active Trim technology.

The US Department of the Interior, the National Park Service and the US Fish and Wildlife Service have collaborated to produce a new free booklet to help kids get hooked on fishing.

To educate people worldwide on the importance of responsible boating and always wearing a life jacket while on the water, the National Safe Boating Council and boating safety advocates around the world are kicking off the annual Safe Boating Campaign the weekend before Memorial Day with boating safety events and activities.

Several years of successful spawning have led to a substantial increase in the numbers of striped bass being caught in eastern Canada.

A Michigan man was fined $13,050 and suspended from fishing in Ontario for 10 years after pleading guilty after being discovered with 87 walleye over the limit.

U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today announced a $60 million cooperative agreement with the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF) to help retain and recruit recreational anglers and boaters of all ages.

Zinke is also announcing $14 million in Boating Infrastructure Grants (BIG), which support water-related outdoor recreation and tourism by improving facilities for large transient recreational boats across the country.

For the first time ever, the federal government has formally acknowledged the tremendous economic contribution of recreation boating and fishing.

In early February, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) recognized the outdoor recreation industry as a significant economic contributor to the US Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Its report found that boating and fishing contributed $38.2 billion to the US economy in 2016.

A 12-foot-tall replica of a largemouth bass has been unveiled in downtown Eufaula, Alabama.

Smoker Craft Inc., manufacturer of Starcraft, Starweld and Smoker Craft fishing boats, Starcraft Sylvan andf Sunchaser pontoons as well as Starcraft fiberglass runabouts and surf boats, is proud to announce that it has been recognized for excellence in customer satisfaction by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) by winning 2018 CSI Awards for pontoons, fiberglass deckboats, and aluminum outboard fishing boats.  The award is given to manufactures that score above 90% from thou