History

Dennis Knowles is the President of The Fishing Foundation. He’s a native of Cleveland. For over 20 years, Dennis has worked in the field of television production.  He currently working as a television producer in Cleveland, Ohio.

Dennis has enjoyed fishing most of his life. He honed his skills by attending fishing seminars and Bass University. In 2002 Dennis joined the North Coast Bass Anglers Association (NCBAA), one of the oldest predominately black fishing clubs in the country.  He served as President from 2006 – 2008; and presently holds that office.

As a member of NCBAA he organized free fishing events and assisted with other outreach programs. From the positive feedback, Dennis realized there was a need for an organization dedicated to taking people fishing and enjoying the great outdoors.