In this episode of The Woman Angler & Adventurer podcast, I had the pleasure speaking with Rachel Piacenza, Director of Marketing for the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation (RBFF). Rachel grew up in the midwest and developed a passion for fishing from a very young age. She loved it so much that she set out to tie in fishing with her professional pursuits. After working for a time for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, she uprooted to Alexandra, VA to join RBFF to see how she could be involved in that organization which promotes fishing on a national level. She's been with the foundation for about 8 years now.
We spoke about TakeMeFishing.Org's newest initiative called "Making Waves" that is all about getting more women into the sport. It just launched on Mother's Day of this year, and as been making a splash on social media. We talk about some of the challenges, why this initiative is so important, and Rachel shares some promising stats as well. The mission has just begun.