The Center for Sportfishing Policy is issuing a response to attacks on a bipartisan bill introduced last week in Congress that would reform current federal fisheries management policy.
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 recreational fishing and boating community praised the introduction of a U.S. House bill that addresses critical challenges facing saltwater recreational fishing at the federal level.
The board of the American Sportfishing Association voted to support the NC Sound Economy initiative at its spring meeting in late March.
The U.S. Department of the Interior downlisted the West Indian manatee from endangered to threatened.
After years of generating incremental awareness but little movement, the recreational saltwater fishing industry today is uniquely positioned to affect change in saltwater fisheries management.
Nearly 60 people came to learn fishing skills at the “Ladies, Let’s Go Fishing!” Gulf Coast University last Saturday and Sunday at the Greater Pine Island Elks Lodge in Fort Myers, Fla.
Keep Florida Fishing today praised Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his recommended appointments to two fishery management councils.
Members of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway Association are asking Congress to allocate $50 million for additional ICW dredging from the operating and maintenance budget of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Volunteers at 37 sites in Broward County, Florida, spent four hours on March 4 cleaning local inland waterways from Dania Beach to Deerfield Beach on the 40th anniversary of the Broward County Waterway Cleanup.
The Recreational Fishing Alliance congratulated newly appointed Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Jr., saying it believes the appointment will enable the industry to move in a more positive direction.