The Recreational Fishing Alliance is commending the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration for soliciting angler feedback and coordinating agencies and efforts regarding a national fishing policy.
Regulations and Compliance
Many federal and state government regulations affect the marine industry. Trade Only follows developments as companies strive to operate in compliance with the rules.
The National Marine Manufacturers Association met with four of the five members of the California State Water Resources Control Board to request a delay in approving the final plan to reduce the levels of copper in the waters of Marina del Rey.
The Gulf region red snapper recreational fishing season came to a close one minute after midnight today after being open for just nine days.
President Obama is expected to sign the $12.3 billion Water Resources Reform and Development Act, the first water bill in seven years and what some say will be the last big legislative accomplishment of the 113th Congress.
The recreational fishing and boating community is expressing collective disappointment after a saltwater fishing bill in the U.S. House of Representatives failed to address the community’s top priorities.
The House passed the bipartisan Water Resources and Reform Development Act, commonly known as WRRDA, this week.
NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey certified new print-on-demand chart-printing agents and given them the flexibility to offer different color palettes, various papers, a cleaner margin and a range of services to people who buy NOAA paper nautical charts.
The Fort Lauderdale-based Seven Seas Cruising Association is calling members to action regarding a state Senate bill that could affect Florida residents’ anchoring rights.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the Recreational Fishing Alliance are protesting a move by federal fishery management officials to reduce the red snapper recreational fishing season in the Gulf of Mexico.
ESPN college football analyst Lee Corso was named as this year’s State of the Industry Breakfast keynote speaker at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades in July.