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Recreational Fishing Leaders Testify in U.S. Senate

Senate Commerce Subcommittee Continues Series on Magnuson-Stevens Act Reauthorization
Posted on September 12, 2017

Today, the U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard held a hearing entitled “Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes and Challenges.” The Subcommittee heard from two panels of witnesses representing recreational, commercial and charter-for-hire fishermen.


Posted on September 07, 2017

U.S. Senate Field Hearing Addresses Federal Fisheries Management

Recreational Fishing Industry Leaders Among Witnesses
Posted on August 24, 2017

Opinion: Federal decision threatens swordfish, baffles conservationists

Posted on August 23, 2017

Georgia Enhances the High Point Inshore Artificial Reef

Posted on August 21, 2017

Longliners allowed back into conservation zone

Posted on August 11, 2017

Sen. Cassidy, Rep. Graves and Colleagues Propose a Better Way to Manage Gulf Red Snapper

Posted on August 01, 2017

The recreational fishing and boating community today applauded the introduction of the RED SNAPPER Act, a bill to improve the way the recreational red snapper fishery is managed in the Gulf of Mexico.

Sportfishing Community Addresses Modernizing Federal Fisheries Management on Capitol Hill

Posted on July 19, 2017

Recreational angling stakeholders gathered on Capitol Hill today for a Congressional Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy Luncheon along with coordinated congressional office visits. Event sponsors included American Sportfishing Association, Center for Sportfishing Policy, Coastal Conservation Association, Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation, National Marine Manufacturers Association, and Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.

Hunting Heritage and Environmental Legacy Preservation for Wildlife Act (S. 1514)

Posted on July 17, 2017

Bipartisan Group of Senators Introduce the Modern Fish Act in the Senate

Recreational Fishermen Laud Wicker, Nelson and Colleagues
Posted on July 11, 2017