U.S. Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, R-R.I., and Dennis Nixon, who heads Rhode Island’s Sea Grant program, brought a message to people on World Oceans Day: The oceans are warming, increasingly acidified and littered with debris and sea levels are rising.
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.
A new no-fishing marine area covering more than 16 square miles in Biscayne National Park was approved in the park’s new management plan, which was unveiled Friday.
An op-ed in the Washington, D.C., political newspaper The Hill is asking Congress to move Gulf region red snapper oversight from the federal level and assign the responsibility to the states.
The U.S. House of Representatives approved legislation Thursday that would stop federal regulators from distinguishing between charter fishermen and private anglers when considering red snapper allocation in the Gulf of Mexico.
Solo paddler Margo Pellegrino is taking her outrigger canoe on the first leg of a 2,000-mile journey through waterways connecting New York and New Orleans as part of her ongoing effort to keep waterways and oceans healthy.
The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill on Monday to reauthorize the primary statute governing marine fisheries with language that would include and support recreational anglers.
Frustrated with political gridlock over the fight for water access, recreational fishermen in California are taking drastic measures to ensure the survival of Chinook salmon that are unable to make their typical migration to sea because of dried-up waterways.
The Coast Guard has required the Florida East Coast Railway to place a full-time tender on its drawbridge over Fort Lauderdale’s New River and plans to require tenders at the railroad’s bridges over the St. Lucie River in Stuart and the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter to ease boat-traffic tie-ups on the South Florida rivers when…more
A man with a baby under his arm and two grade-school kids makes his way through the Progressive New England Boat Show. He wends his way through a section called the Affordability Pavilion, where boats can be financed for less than $250 a month. His eyes light up momentarily as he pauses next to one…more
A Florida woman established a new Florida freshwater fishing record earlier this month with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.