The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished or subject to overfishing dropped to its lowest level since 1997, when the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration began tracking stock status.
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 bill before the Minnesota House of Representatives would change a state law that is designed to require boat owners to receive training about how to identify and keep aquatic invasive species from getting into the state’s lakes.
Situated along the Oakland/Alameda estuary, Jack London Square is Oakland, California’s only publicly accessible mixed-use waterfront area.
Mothers, daughters, and families that are interested in learning to fish are invited to get away for a weekend of fishing and fun.
The Northwest Marine Trade Association awarded $17,300 to eight boating programs in the Northwest as part of its Grow Boating grant program.
Confident Captain/Ocean Pros teamed up with Safe/Sea to offer 2015 Youth Powerboat Camps in Rhode Island.
Annual fishing license sales in California have dropped nearly 55 percent since 1980, according to the California Sportfishing League, despite census numbers reporting a population increase from about 23 million to more than 38 million in the same period.
The Water Sports Industry Association said it is now an advocacy partner of Boating United, a national community of boating businesses, enthusiasts and supporters.
The Recreational Fishing Alliance named Capt. T.J. Cheek of Brunswick, Ga., as Southeast regional director of the political action organization, which represents saltwater anglers and the industry.
In an unprecedented show of solidarity among saltwater fishing stakeholders, the Recreational Fishing Alliance is endorsing a vision for managing saltwater fisheries that would give recreational anglers a seat at the table.