NPAA Radio Blast Announced

 Jan 27th, 2011 by OutdoorsFIRST 

Modified Jan 27th, 2011 at 12:00 AM

   The newest National Professional Anglers Association venture into the world of social media has begun.  It’s called “NPAA RadioBLAST,” and it makes NPAA members the stars in a radio-interview format.  It’s aired on the NPAA.net website, where listeners can tune into the shows anytime. 

    Host, veteran outdoor broadcaster Thomas Allen, said, “These are conversations that take place between passionate people.  Mix some education with some entertainment, and the goal is to get to know anglers personally.”  He added, “We can also reach the next generation of our sport.”

    Allen will be talking with new and veteran NPAA Members and Supporting Partners.  The initial interview features Joe Okada, a bright young star in the walleye fishing arena.  “Like all interviews, it’s important to know and understand each person, that’s why each NPAA RadioBLAST will be unique,” he said.  There will be approximately two shows aired monthly, each about 12 minutes in length.

    To book an interview, Allen can be reached at [email protected].  He felt that this programming will further the sport of competitive angling and the heritage of the sport.  The NPAA RadioBLAST is housed on the NPAA website home page with links currently found on The Next Bite and Outdoors First sites. Additional links will be available in the future on other NPAA Supporting Partner websites. 

The NPAA is a non-profit organization focused on growing the sport of fishing and increasing the professionalism of its members.  Supporting Partners include: Northland Fishing Tackle, Navionics, Mercury Marine, Evinrude Outboards, Yamaha, Lund Boats, Ranger Boats, The Next Bite, Oahe Wings and Walleyes Guide Service, Outdoor First Media, Advanced Tex Screen Printing, Worldwide Marine Underwriters, ProStaffGear.com, FLW Outdoors, AIM, North American Media Group, Frabill, John Butts Outdoors, Prairie Pillow Sportsman’s Lodge, J.J. Keller Fishing Team, The Reel Shot, U.S. Forest Service, Great Lakes Sea Grant, FPS Financial Planning Services, Off-Shore Tackle, Fin-Tech Tackle, Berkley, Liddle Marketing, Do-it Corp., Optima Batteries, Pasha Lake Cabins, National Fleet Graphics, G2 Gemini and Fish On Kids Books.  More NPAA member and association news can be viewed at www.npaa.net.  Call Pat Neu, executive director, 920-856-6151 with questions.

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