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Hurricane Katrina Relief Benefit for Gulf Coast Fishermen

Fly Fishing In Salt Waters Magazine announces the launch of an online auction to raise money for families and individuals in the recreational fishing industry devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

September 17, 2005
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Katrina Help

Katrina Help

Winter Park, Florida, September 16, 2005 -_ Fly Fishing In Salt Waters_ Magazine announces the launch of an online auction to raise money for families and individuals in the recreational fishing industry devastated by Hurricane Katrina.

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The** Hurricane Katrina Relief Auction for Fishermen, which launches today, lets online users bid on various saltwater fishing goods and services such as gear, fishing trips, apparel and autographed merchandise by fishing celebrities. One hundred percent of the proceeds are targeted to Guide for the Gulf, a non-profit foundation set up specifically help impacted fishermen in the region.

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CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE HURRICANE RELIEF AUCTION

“All of us at World Publications have friends and industry partners in the region who were left with literally only the shirts on their backs,” says Scott Leon, editor of Fly Fishing In Salt Waters, who proposed the auction. “Doing the auction online allows us to quickly and efficiently raise money to help those most in need.”

The tragedy hits home for Leon, who hails from Biloxi and still has family there.

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Adds World Publications’ Fishing Group publisher Glenn Hughes, “With the entire staff of the Fishing Group working behind the scenes to secure donations, we’re hoping to raise many thousands and thousands of dollars that will go directly to impacted families and individuals in the fishing industry.”

The auction will be extended to FFSW‘s sibling titles Sport Fishing and _Marlin _magazines web sites early next week.

The auction runs through November 1, 2005 and may be extended if response continues. All winning bids are tax deductible.

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To view the auction or bid on items, please visit the Fly Fishing In Salt Waters web site at www.flyfishinsalt.com and click the banner at the top. Or:

CLICK HERE TO VISIT THE HURRICANE RELIEF AUCTION

World Publications LLC, a leader in the enthusiast magazine market, publishes Fly Fishing In Salt Waters, the number one guide for saltwater fly fishermen, six times a year. World also produces Sport Fishing Television, seen on ESPN, and a suite of game-fishing tournaments including Fish Stock, Los Cabos Billfish Tournament, Bermuda Big Game Classic, Bermuda Billfish Blast, Bermuda Triple Crown and the Trinidad Tarpon Bash.

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