Membership Benefits

In addition to attending the ICAST trade show and the influence of our Government Affairs team, there are even more benefits to being an ASA Member.

ASA is adding a new stable of benefits that make your membership even more valuable. New offerings include health insurance for your business, insurance discounts, shipping discounts, market research and so much more.

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ICAST – The world’s largest sportfishing trade show

As the premier showcase for the latest innovations in gear, tackle, accessories and apparel, ICAST is the cornerstone of the sportfishing industry. By helping to drive recreational fishing product sales year round, it continues to be the place where valuable business relationships are born, strengthened and celebrated.

Only dues-paying ASA members may exhibit at ICAST. To learn more about ICAST and how to exhibit, visit our website.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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ASA Government Affairs – Representing You

Since 1933, advocacy on public policy has been a core function of ASA, carried out by our government affairs team to promote and protect the interests of our industry and sportfishing itself.

We monitor proposed legislation and regulations to evaluate their impact on ASA members and organize coalitions with other outdoor recreation groups to address issues of common interest that advance our public policy agenda.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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American Sportfishing Summit

The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) annual business meeting included presentations as well as board and committee meetings that engaged the fishing community about pressing issues from conservation to the economy.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Bass U TV

The Bass University TV is an exclusive video library consisting of the most in-depth bass fishing class videos for all skill levels of bass fishermen looking to bring their skills to the next level. From on-water training to full in-class videos, you will learn highly detailed information and tactics from the top pro anglers on the Bassmaster Elite Series and Major League Fishing Tours. On average, we have 2 classes and a live show every week! Each pro will teach in great detail about his specialty techniques and tactics. ASA members can sign up for a 50-day free trial.

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Credova – Financing built for the outdoors

Credova offers a Buy Now, Pay Later platform specifically designed to serve outdoor lifestyles. We offer the customer multiple payment options, approvals within seconds, and no hard inquiry on the customer’s credit. By providing the framework for several types of financing, from long term (up to 36 months) and short term (split pay over several weeks), Credova gives shoppers more ways to pay. Partner with Credova today to skyrocket your order values, maximize your outdoor reach, and increase customer satisfaction.

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eHealth- Small Business Health insurance options

ASA has partnered with eHealth to help your small business get group health insurance at easy and affordable rates. Founded in 1997, eHealth has helped millions of Americans find the right health insurance plans for their personal and business needs. eHealth is committed to making shopping and applying for health insurance as simple as possible so you can focus on what matters – growing your business.

You can compare quotes from hundreds of health insurance companies in only a few minutes or contact eHealth’s licensed agents who can advise on the best plan to suit your needs, all at no cost to you or your business.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Exhibitors WINH – Trade Show Strategy

Exhibiting at ICAST? If so, you need to know our favorite trade show trainer, Robyn at Exhibitors WINH LLC.

Through her company, Robyn teaches exhibitors, like you, the strategies required to “win” at trade shows, like ICAST; and, NEW for 2022, you’ll have a chance to get Robyn’s expert advice soon (in a special Q+A-style webinar) and on-site (with text messages and more during the trade show)… best of all, these services are free for ICAST exhibitors, like you – compliments of ASA! Keep an eye on your inbox for all of the details.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Farmers Insurance

ASA announces their relationship with Farmers Insurance as their official insurance carrier. Members maybe qualified for various discounts on Farmers Insurance offerings across multiple categories. ASA members will have the opportunity to optimize their coverage both at home and from the road. We hope you will join us in welcoming Farmers and exploring the broad range of product offerings and available discounts. For more information, contact ASA Member Relations Manager Rob Russel.

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FedEx Discounts

Rely on FedEx for all of your shipping needs and save through the ASA Member Savings Program. Members receive 40% off FedEx Express and 30% off FedEx Ground. If you currently ship with FedEx, you’ll be able to continue using it the same way you do today. After you enroll in the FedEx Advantage Program, the discounts will be added to your account and then automatically applied to your shipments. Don’t have an account? No problem – you can open one when you enroll.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Freight Savings

ASA members save on shipments with TForce Freight, YRC, XPO, Saia, and many others. These competitive rates are made available through our endorsed shipping provider, PartnerShip®. With this free ASA member benefit, you’ll reduce your freight costs, easily rate shop between carriers, and get dedicated support from shipping experts. Whether you’re shipping a single pallet or a full truckload, PartnerShip will help you ship smarter. Get a quote.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Leyton Consulting

Leyton is a global innovation funding consultancy dedicated to helping our clients improve their business performance through tax strategy. For over 25 years, our in-house group of experts have helped thousands of software, retail, and manufacturing clients claim tax credits to expand their capabilities, grow their teams, launch new products, and continue their R&D.

Leyton is the fishing industries preferred provider for the Research & Development Tax Creditthe Employee Retention Credit and Energy Efficiency Incentives. Additionally, we offer State and Local Tax Analysis.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Southwick Associates

Southwick Associates is a long-time supporter of ASA, providing the market and economic metrics needed to defend and grow our industry. Southwick Associates also helps sportfishing businesses better understand market and angler trends, product preferences and more.

As a member benefit, ASA members can receive 15% off subscriptions to Southwick Associate’s Fishing Participation and Equipment Purchases market tracking service and the Southwick Associates Media Monitor service that reports anglers’ media habits and preferences. Both of these services provide quarterly reports, giving readers a competitive edge on the latest market trends and marketing opportunities. Samples are available. Southwick Associates also offers a discount on custom research, such identifying anglers’ new product preferences, market size and trends, competitor analysis, brand research and more.

For more information about this ASA membership benefit, click here.

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Access to Member-Only Special Reports

2022 Retailer Market Report

Federal Excise Tax Guide

Contact ASA Member Relations Manager Rob Russel for your copy.