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Backbone State Park voted top mom-approved place to fish and boat in Iowa

  • 6/19/2018 1:29:00 PM
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Backbone State Park, south of Strawberry Point, has been recognized among the Top 50 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat, according to the Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation (RBFF).

A nationwide survey of thousands of moms revealed the list of favorite fishing spots in each state that have everything a family needs to experience the great outdoors – play areas and family-friendly amenities, picnic areas, safe water and boat access and of course, plenty of fish to catch.

Vote today ( for Iowa to win a place on the Top 10 Mom-Approved Places to Fish and Boat in the Nation list. You can vote daily through June 29. Each vote is entered for a chance to win a family fishing/boating trip in Florida.


About RBFF

RBFF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase participation in recreational angling and boating, thereby protecting and restoring the nation's aquatic natural resources. RBFF's recently announced 60 in 60 effort strives to attract 60 million anglers to the sport by the end of 2021. To help recruit, retain and reactivate participants, RBFF developed the award-winning Take Me Fishing™ and Vamos A Pescar™campaigns creating awareness about boating, fishing and conservation, and educating people about the benefits of participation. These campaigns help boaters and anglers of all ages and experience levels learn, plan and equip for a day on the water.