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Fishing's Future Reponds to COVID-19 - Interactive Online Experience

 Fishing’s Future announces new “Interactive Online Experience – Family Fish Camps.

Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame Announces 2020 Inductee

The Texas Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame committee announced Shane Wilson, retired public educator and founder of Fishing’s Future, will be inducted into the hall of fame in 2020.

help us shape the

next generation of anglers!

We’re on a mission to connect youth and Family with Nature through fishing adventures that strengthen family relationships, build stewardship of the environment and provide positive outdoor angling education for families with children between the ages of 5-16.


  • Water safety practices.
  • Fish identification and measurement.
  • Proper Catch and Release techniques.
  • Different types of Rods and Reels.
  • Fishing Knots.
  • Bait, Lures and artificial bobber fishing.
  • “Leave-No-Trace” philosophy.
  • State Fish and Game rules and regulations.

Our Mission

The Fishing’s Future Mission

  • Reconnect youth to family and strengthen family relationships.
  • Reconnect families to nature.
  • Teach Environmental Stewardship and Increase awareness for the protection, conservation and restoration of our Nation’s aquatic natural resources.
  • Increase participation in recreational angling.

Our Chapters

We have chapters across the country

Interested in Opening a Fishing’s Future (FF) Chapter in your Community?

Fishing’s Future is an organization that is dedicated to bringing youth closer to nature and closer to their parents or other adult family members. Your interest in opening a Fishing’s Future chapter indicates that you already have a strong desire to better your community and that you value strong family connections.

From Our Founder

Support Fishing’s Future

Fishing’s Future provides opportunities for families to reconnect to nature and learn about angling through family-oriented fishing activities designed to strengthen family bonds and teach responsible, ethical, environmentally-conscious lessons.

Fishing’s Future lives through your donations and every dollar you give goes directly for the delivery of Family Fish Camps, equipment, and other angling outreach activities. Your support ensures that all Family Fish Camps will remain OPEN & FREE to all families and that quality equipment will be available to heighten each fishing experience…