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PA - NJ - NY - DE - MD

The Outdoors Opens Minds & Possibilities...
Advising Outdoor Partners. Developing Programs. Training and Educating Diverse Audiences.
Our Mission 

Our mission is to grow diverse participation in outdoors and conservation activities by introducing and training urban, suburban, and rural area youth and their supporting adults in the "STEM education platform" of fishing, boating, archery, hunting heritage, agriculture, equine, conservation, and wildlife education activities. 

Our activities utilize the diverse outdoor and educational resources of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, Delaware, Maryland, surrounding states and parks affiliated with our Mid-Atlantic state and federal agencies. Our Mid-Atlantic Youth Anglers

organization has become part of the Legacy Land & Water Partners operation headquartered in Cochranville, Southern Chester

County, PA ( Our outdoors training activities have now combined with Legacy's land protection

activities that are focused on preserving wildlife habitats and open spaces on the Underground Railroad trails. 


2023 Planned Activities:

  • Customized fishing & boating training sessions for schools, youth organizations, camps, parent, and employee groups--contact for more information for your group or company fishing day or event.

  • Wildlife, Conservation & Agricultural Education Initiative 

    • Delaware River Watershed region – Southern NY, New Jersey, Central & Southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware

    • Chesapeake Bay Watershed – Pennsylvania's Susquehanna River  to Maryland's Upper Chesapeake Bay region

    • Fishing and conservation training sessions at outdoor retail stores and events

    • Outdoors activities training and resources for Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay watershed organizations

    • Fishing equipment donation support to our partner organizations

    • Expansion of our George Washington Carver Sustainable and Regenerative Agriculture Education initiative

  • Diversity Advisory Services for Conservation, Outdoors organizations and aligned Mission-Driven companies
     -  Expanding diversity at the Board level, management, staff, program participants and volunteers

     -  Customized trainings for Board, management and staff 

        (more information at:

Thanks for all the continued support to bring back the "Bass Elite" tournament or one of the major TV fishing tournaments from our hosting of the Delaware River Bassmaster Elite Series Tournament (PA, NJ, DE)!  We could not say it any better than this from the



"I can't really explain what all happened in Philly on the Delaware River. I think it was the greatest fishing event I have ever attended and that could include Classic's as well. It really was because of the people from that area and I guess you just had to be there. Sure glad I got to experience it and thank you Philadelphia."
Jerry McKinnis, Former President of Bassmaster

Todd Pride

Lead Coach

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