Thanks to all who watched the NPAA live stream!
The National Professional Anglers Association Conference held in Bloomington MN, offered a live stream to the public Saturday, January 4th. Many of the featured afternoon speakers and topics were of interest to fans of competitive walleye and bass angling, Guides, fishing pros, and the general public. Keynote speakers included Bass Pro Randall Tharp and industry icon Ron Lindner.
About the National Professional Anglers Association The National Professional Anglers Association (NPAA) is a 501(c) (6) non-profit organization whose mission is: "To grow the sport of fishing and increase the professionalism of its members".
The association was founded in 1997 and has grown to today's level by working to develop programs to benefit its members and the sport. One such program includes the financial support and organizational support for the "Future Angler Events" that are run by its members each year. These "Future Angler Events" impacted nearly 10,000 young anglers and nearly 7,000 adults at over 80 events in 2013. NPAA membership consists of guides, charter captains, tournament anglers and industry promotional experts from all over the U.S. and Canada. Our members target all species of fish and have varying levels of experience and expertise varying from those who just took up the sport and want to take it to a higher level, to those who have made a career of pursuing their passion on the water.
The ability for our members to network with other member is a critical component to the growth of our association. The NPAA provides a forum for interaction between professional anglers of all experience levels at our Conference each year and throughout the year by posting our members contact information and through the association's Facebook page.