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USANGLING ANNOUNCES NEW LEADERSHIP FOR STREET FISHING PROGRAM

USAngling announced today that they have formally appointed a USA Street Fishing Program Director. Lee Young, formerly a Program Manager and Captain with the USA Carp Fishing Team from 2010 to 2019, has been selected to direct the USAngling Street Fishing Program.

Mike McNett, USAngling’s Freshwater Programs Director commented, “Lee brings outstanding, internationally focused technical and leadership experience to the new USA Street Fishing Program. He has previously founded, managed, coached, mentored, and transferred the leadership of a successful USA Carp Team starting with their very first World Championships (Italy 2014), through to their current respected standing as they competed in Hungary this year. Throughout, he’s shown his skills in developing a group of anglers into a Team within a new Discipline, how to address weaknesses, and has provided great focus on the fundamentals required to successfully field an effective, cohesive Team at the Street Fishing World Championships.”

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Street fishing, also known as urban fishing or city fishing, is a style of angling where individuals fish in urban environments, typically in bodies of water found within or near cities. This could include fishing in rivers, canals, ponds, lakes, or reservoirs located within urban areas.

Street fishing often presents unique challenges compared to fishing in more traditional rural or remote locations. Anglers may encounter factors such as pollution, limited access to fishing spots, and pressure from human activity. However, it can also offer opportunities to catch a variety of fish species that have adapted to urban environments, including common species like carp, catfish, bass, and trout, among others.

In recent years, street fishing has gained popularity as urban areas have increasingly recognized the value of their water resources for recreational activities. Some cities have even implemented programs to improve water quality and access for fishing enthusiasts. Additionally, street fishing can offer a convenient and accessible way for people living in urban areas to enjoy the sport of fishing without needing to travel long distances to more remote locations.