Family, Friends, and the Love & Passion

of impacting the World in a positive way!

Pond Hopper Nation History

recent programs

Our "Teach a Child to Fish Day" has made an impact in thousand of families lives by using the tool of fishing to bring communities and families closer.


More than 500 people volunteer for us each year and make the difference in the lives of thousands. Find out how to become our partner.

Pond Hopper Nation

2017 - Albert Talafuse host Pond Hopper Nation's first "Teach a Child to Fish Day" and his life changes forever.

2018 - With the support from several fishing organizations and companies. Pond Hopper Nation has educated and sponsored over a 1,300 children with fishing equipment. 

2019 - Pond Hopper Nation will becomes an official non profit, whose goal is to introduce and educate the next generation of anglers to fishing, boating, and conservation. 

2019 - With the support of an anonymous Foundation. Pond Hopper Nation will be able to start an after school fishing program that will inspire the next generation of anglers. 

Britney Richardson
Vice President of Operations

Albert Talafuse

Tiffany Hart

National Fishing Education Coordinator 

Fishing, Boating, and Conservation

mission & vision

Our mission is to educate the next generation of anglers on fishing, boating, and conservation. In hopes that it will make a positive impact in their life.

our leadership team

Roy Hawk
President of Pond Hopper Nation's Board of Directors.

Our founder

Founding Pond Hopper Nation was supposed to be a short-term commitment, but it became a life-long journey. I'm so fortunate to be able to impact the lives of others, all while partnering with some of the most passionate and driven philanthropists, and businesses on the globe.

Chris Shipp

‚ÄčNational Faith and Fishing Minister