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No Contest: Recreational angling value outweighs commercial fishing in terms of economic impact
Posted on February 29, 2016

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Posted on February 26, 2016

Red drum bycatch bills fail

Menhaden harvesters blocked in attempt to keep red drum, but industry bycatch remains secret
Posted on February 26, 2016

Two bills that proposed to allow the industrial menhaden fishery to retain mature red drum killed as bycatch failed to make it out of committee at the Mississippi Legislature this week, much to the relief of conservationists who worked to ensure the bills’ demise.

Alabama fishery managers get vote of confidence

Conservation Advisory Board passes resolution supporting state management of red snapper fishery
Posted on February 25, 2016

State fishery managers got a resounding endorsement last weekend when the Alabama Conservation Advisory Board adopted a resolution in support of shifting management of the red snapper fishery in state and federal waters off Alabama’s Gulf Coast to the Marine Resources Division (MRD) of the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

MSA Working Group Letter to Senate Committee Leaders

Posted on February 22, 2016

As a coalition of organizations representing the nation’s saltwater recreational fishing and boating community, including millions of anglers and thousands of recreational fishing-dependent businesses, we urge you to incorporate the priorities of the recreational fishing community as you contemplate reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), the primary statute governing the nation’s marine fisheries.

CCA Final Comments on Amendment 28

Failed reallocation amendment comes to a disappointing close
Posted on February 19, 2016

Conservationists decry red drum grab

After getting caught, Omega Protein seeks allowance in red drum harvest
Posted on February 10, 2016

Things never what they seem at Gulf Council

Beware the Rec Angling Advisory Panel
Posted on January 22, 2016

Oyster reefing project set for Tampa Bay

CCA Florida, BCT, and CCA Music City join effort to enhance habitat around Fantasy Island
Posted on January 21, 2016

Gulf Anglers Meet to Set Future Course on Red Snapper Management

Broad representation of recreational fishing community interests strategize on key management issues
Posted on January 19, 2016