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Industry News: AFFTA’s new Marine Resources Program

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association is leading the establishment of a new program focused on the sustainability, conservation and access to U.S. saltwater fisheries. [...]

December 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Estimating the size of fish stocks proves quite difficult

NOAA says if you listen to the Gulf recreational fishermen, it sounds like there’s a problem. And if you listen to our congressional delegations, there is a problem [...]

February 2, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: It’s shark week folks, take notice

At the 2013 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting in Bangkok, countries agreed to increase protection for five commercially-exploited species of sharks [...]

August 20, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Conservation: On Striped Bass and H.R. 4742

John McMurray explains why this is bigger than just striped bass, as the future of our federally managed fisheries lies in the balance. [...]

June 20, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Stop the “Empty Oceans” Act – H.R. 4742

H.R. 4742, might as well be called the “Empty Oceans” Act—it would re-create the legal environment that prevailed decades ago [...]

May 28, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY

Conservation: One more on Magnuson

Currently, the law requires federal fishery managers to rebuild stocks in a timeframe that is as “short as possible” and not to exceed 10 yrs [...]

April 18, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Landmark vision for saltwater recreational fisheries

A Vision for Managing America’s Saltwater Recreational Fisheries outlines the nation’s most important recreational fisheries management issues [...]

February 17, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Florida extends no harvest of tarpon into federal waters

The FWC got approval from both the Gulf of Mexico and South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s to extend the catch-and-release regulation for tarpon into federal waters [...]

June 30, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Coastal wetlands are disappearing at a rate of 60,000 acres a year

For decades, fish habitat throughout U.S. has been in decline and the rate of loss is increasing. [...]

May 7, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot