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Pew: Go slow on catch shares

Stand shows split between enviro groups
Posted on November 04, 2009

The Pew Environment Group yesterday urged the Obama administration to "go slow" on fishermen's catch shares, the economic system of fisheries management pushed by the Environmental Defense Fund and Jane Lubchenco, its former vice chairman, now the national administrator for fisheries.

CCA Testimony on Oceans Policy Before Senate Commerce Committee

Posted on November 04, 2009

The focus of my comments will be on the process to establish a national ocean policy and the role of Congress; maintaining regional ingenuity; ensuring access to the marine environment; and finally promoting marine recreation as a core element of the national ocean policy.

VIDEO: U.S. Sen. LeMieux (R-FL) Calls for Review of Restrictions on Florida Recreational Fishermen

Posted on November 04, 2009

YouTube video from Senate Commerce Committee Hearing

ASFMC Denies Increase in Commercial Striped Bass Harvest

Anglers rally to defeat proposal for commercial sector to kill more fish
Posted on November 03, 2009

Anglers rally to defeat proposal for commercial sector to kill more fish. 

Letter from the U.S. Department of Commerce to CCA

Posted on November 02, 2009

Letter from the U.S. Department of Interior to CCA

Posted on November 02, 2009

CCA to Testify on Oceans Policy Before Senate Committee

Posted on November 02, 2009

Committee seeks CCA’s input on role for recreational fisheries in ocean, coastal stewardship.

Catch Share Caveats

Posted on November 01, 2009

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Collaborative letter points out deficits in data collection

Posted on October 29, 2009

An impressive array of the major marine industry, recreational angling and environmental groups co-signed an October 22 letter to Dr. Jane Lubchenco, administrator of the National Atmospheric and Ocean Administration (NOAA), calling for reform of recreational angling data collection by the federal government.

CCA Opposes Proposed Rollover of Commercial Harvest

Anglers highlight important warning signs for the conservation of Atlantic striped bass
Posted on October 29, 2009

Recreational anglers are opposing a plan currently before the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) that would increase commercial striped bass harvest.