The United States Angling Confederation, (USAngling) is a 501c3 charitable organization that provides leadership for our USA fishing teams as they compete worldwide, share our love of competitive angling by engaging America’s youth, support conservation actions, and empower local community angling groups. Please visit the USAngling website
USAngling’s mission centers around three principles:
USAngling’s focus is to introduce the American public to World Championship angling, and invite them to pursue the exhilarating honor of representing our country in the spirit of the Olympic ideal. We are actively recruiting coaches, teachers, volunteers, and athletes in a variety of demographics, including America’s best: Men, Women, Youth, Senior Citizen, and Disabled athletes. We further endeavor to collaborate with other non-profit, government, and private sector organizations to advocate for America’s natural resources, conservation efforts, and community service opportunities.
USAngling is proud to be America’s home for World Championship angling. We are recognized as the sole USA representative to the CIPS Confederation International de la Peche Sportive , the world sport fishing governing body as recognized by Sport Accord. CIPS is currently made up of 115 member nations representing over 50 Million competitive anglers. It is made up of three federations: FIPSed (fresh water), FIPS Mouche (fly fishing), and FIPS Mer (salt water). These divisions are further broken down into various teams and disciplines. USA Angling, has the privilege of representing all of these United States fishing teams. At present there are a total of 15 Freshwater sports, 4 Fly Fishing sports, 17 Saltwater sports, and 1 Casting sport. Please visit the CIPS website