Hawaii fishing associations and the Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council are opposing harvesting cuts on Pacific bigeye tuna proposed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association.
Keeping waterways clean and open to boaters is an important goal of the recreational marine industry. Individually and as members of trade organizations, marine businesses push for the enactment of fair rules and regulations governing use of the nation's rivers, lakes, streams and ocean waters.
The Offshore Fishing League is supporting the conservation efforts of two sportfishing groups, the International Game Fish Association and The Billfish Foundation.
Legendary golfer Jack Nicklaus is highlighted in a new video championing boating lifestyles and the sizable economic impact of the marine industry in South Florida.
The Marine Industries Association of South Florida is urging the region’s marine interests to tell the Federal Railroad Administration that they are not at all on board with the proposed All Aboard Florida high-speed passenger rail service from Miami to Orlando.
The New England Fisheries Management Council will hold a public hearing Tuesday evening to review a proposal to shut down a 55-square-mile area in New England to recreational fishing.
Recreational anglers and sportfishing icons gathered to raise nearly $20,000 and raise awareness for conservation during a party earlier this month.
Federal and state environmental officials announced 22 grants totaling more than $1.3 million to local government and community groups in Connecticut and New York to improve the health of Long Island Sound.
A plan to build a transfer station in a Wisconsin lake would allow boats to bypass a lock on the Fox River, which critics say could attract invasive species to inland waters.
Gov. Rick Scott signed an executive order authorizing the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to temporarily cut the cost of a lifetime sportsman’s license in half for children and young adults.
Conservationists released a plan to map illegal fishing — from outer space — by tapping into the very global positioning and fish-finding mechanisms that help lead industrial-scale fishermen to the fish.