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Industry Shouts & Murmurs: July 6 – July 12, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

July 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

House approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

This is a major step forward in implementing the vision set forth by the Morris-Deal Report for the future of saltwater recreational fishing. [...]

December 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Recreational fishermen get boost from Obama Administration

Obama Administration yields to Republican wishes and loosens restrictions on species catches previously protected. Flexibility will be administered by regional "Councils." [...]

October 17, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

News: The commercial and recreational saltwater fishing results just in . . .

The regions with the highest economic impact from saltwater recreational fishing were Florida’s West Coast, Florida’s East Coast, California, New Jersey, and Texas. [...]

June 2, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Finally, some good news about the state of our fisheries resources

U.S. fisheries continue to rebuild; number of overfished stocks remains near all-time low. Total number of rebuilt U.S. marine fish stocks since 2000 rises to 3 April 20, 2016 / NOAA The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished [...]

April 21, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: The perpetually uninformed ‘House’ fumbles, again

The Magnuson-Stevens Act should be updated to better address major threats facing the oceans, not compound them. Scientists now better understand fish populations [...]

June 26, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: New bill undermines former Magnusson-Stevens success

Everyone who catches fish, sells fish, buys fish will be affected by the steps we take now. We need to get them right. Farsighted visionaries gave the Magnuson-Stevens Act. [...]

June 12, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Going against the flow, Maine fishermen favor reduced striper catch

Saltwater fishing guides in Maine, however, are swimming against the tide. They think it’s about time for tougher regulations [...]

January 28, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Understanding the Magnuson-Stevens Act

John McMurray breaks down the Magnuson-Stevens Act throughout its history and why it is especially relevant now. [...]

April 2, 2014 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Getting it right for a change?

The Magnuson-Stevens Act governs the management of America’s fisheries and is reauthorized by Congress about every five years. [...]

March 4, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide