Interior secretary Ryan Zinke announced an advisory committee to expand recreational opportunities on public lands.
The NMMA said the data show that total recreational marine expenditures reached a high of $36 billion in 2016.
U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Friday announced $14.7 million in 2017-18 federal funding for grants.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the 2017 Regional Fishery Management Council appointments on Wednesday.