The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is asking for public comment on the pilot mooring and anchoring programs it has operated in multiple cities during the last three years.
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.
Hood Sailmakers said that during October and November it will donate proceeds from new sail orders and service work to the Warrior Sailing Program.
Several groups in the marine and fishing industry supported the Water Resources Development Act of 2016, which cleared the U.S. House of Representatives late Wednesday by a 399-25 vote.
A four-angler team aboard a 33-foot Southport center console captured first place in the inaugural Nantucket Classic tournament held last week at the Nantucket Boat Basin.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association and the American Sportfishing Association introduced the Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s new “60-in-60” campaign during a policy briefing on Capitol Hill Wednesday that the Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation hosted.
Recreational fishing will be allowed in the new Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument off the Massachusetts coast — a big win for the recreational fishing and boating industries as an important marine resource is preserved without public restriction, officials said Thursday morning.
The Center for Coastal Conservation said it launched “Let America Fish,” a communications campaign focused on adjustments to the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act that benefit recreational fishing.
President Obama announced on Friday a vast expansion of the Northwest Hawaiian Islands Marine National Monument, known as Papahanaumokuakea, and will allow recreational fishing to continue in the expanded area.
Proposals to create a vast national marine preserve off the New England coast are generating debate among commercial fishermen, recreational anglers, environmentalists, multistate bureaucrats and politicians.
The toxic cyanobacteria bloom began as a slime green, turned bright blue, then brown and eventually transmuted into a mass of black rot as the stench hanging over the water at Central Marine ripened from the smell of rotting garbage to putrid carcasses to feces.