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The Fishing Foundation (TFF), a 501(c)3 based in greater Cleveland, Ohio; its mission is to improve people’s lives through the sport of fishing—specifically targeting youth in underserved areas. TFF was launched in 2010 by Dennis Knowles and Gail Grizzell. In 2012, the foundation began taking beginning anglers fishing from shore exposing them to the great outdoors.

For Press Information & Author Interviews Contact: Gail Grizzell, (440) 463-4476,

In the News:

Outdoor News Ohio, Vol. 18, No. 16

By Doug Clifford, Contributing Writer Akron, Ohio — On a sunny day during an otherwise rainy week, The Fishing Foundation hosted a youth fishing event at Division of Wildlife District...

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“It’s a great book. It was very interesting.”

Kaylee age 13


“I enjoyed reading the book. The content is excellent and well written. I now know more about fishing.”

Dr. Henley


“I was extremely impressed. It’s well written and visually appealing.”


Supervisor, Ohio Division of Wildlife