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 By Boat US    Fishing    February 1, 2019

President Trump Signs Modern Fish Act

With President Trump's December 31 signing of the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Modern Fish Act), saltwater recreational anglers just got a big leg up when it comes to...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    October 1, 2018

American Sportfishing Association Appoints New Officers

Alexandria, VA – October 16, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) appointed a new Executive Committee as well as ex-officio members to the board of directors during the 2018...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    September 1, 2018

Report Highlights Recreational Fishing's Broad Economic Impact

New Report Highlights Recreational Fishing’s Broad Economic and Conservation Impact Alexandria, VA – September 4, 2018 – For millions of Americans, recreational fishing is more than just a pleas...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    September 1, 2018

End Drift Gillnets

Alexandria, VA – September 4, 2018 – The California legislature voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to end commercial drift gillnet fishing and sent it to Governor Jerry Brown’s desk for...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    August 1, 2018

Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints New Policy Director

Policy Veteran Will Focus On State And Federal Policies That Affect Freshwater Fisheries Alexandria, Va. – August 22, 2018 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is pleased to announce...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    July 1, 2018

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

Alexandria, VA – July 11, 2018 – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 200, a bipartisan bill that includes the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017 (Modern...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    May 1, 2018

Senators Bring California Swordfish Fishing Into 21st Century

Alexandria, VA – May 1, 2018 – Leading recreational fishing organizations applauded Sens. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) for introducing...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    March 1, 2018

Modern Fish Act Takes Major Step Toward Becoming Law

Alexandria, VA – February 28, 2018 – Today, the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation overwhelmingly approved S. 1520, the Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    July 1, 2017

Trump Administration Delivers for Saltwater Recreational Anglers

Washington, D.C. – June 28, 2017 – Today, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross announced the 2017 Regional Fishery Management Council (RFMC) appointments and has shown that recreational fishing and...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    June 1, 2017

Sportfishing Industry Voices Deep Concern Over A New Louisiana Red Snapper Proposal

A controversial two-year pilot program could lead to a private recreational limited access program for red snapper. Alexandria, VA – May 26, 2017 – The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    May 1, 2017

Recreation Industry Leaders Complete Important Day of Policy Discussions with Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

Alexandria, VA - April 25, 2017 - Senior recreation industry corporate and trade association officials met with Department of the Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday, April 24, capping a full and...

 

WAKE ZONE: OP/ED - Sportfishing Industry Angered

New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service policy on lead fishing tackle blindsides recreational fishing community. On the day before President Obama left office, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an...

 
 By Boat US    Boating    January 1, 2017

Water Infrastructure Improvements For The Nation Act Signed

BoatUS, the nation's advocate for boat owners, applauds passage of a bipartisan bill signed on December 16 that will provide critical funds for water-resource infrastructure projects at emerging...

 

Sportfishing Industry Angered by Last-Minute U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services' Director's Order

January 23, 2017 – Alexandria, VA – On the day before President Obama left office, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service issued an edict to phase out the use of traditional fishing tackle on the hund...

 
 By WOT    Fishing    December 1, 2016

Sportfishing Industry Applauds President-Elect Trump's Selection for Secretary of the Interior

Alexandria, VA – December 15, 2016 – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) www.asafishing.org, along with other associations in the outdoor recreation industry, expressed support today for...

 
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Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing

Alexandria, VA – December 1, 2016 - On November 28, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 4665, the Outdoor REC Act, which would instruct the Department of Commerce and federal land management agencies to...

 

President Obama Signs Outdoor REC Act into Law

Alexandria, VA – December 9, 2016 – In a significant step forward for the outdoor recreation industry and the sportfishing community, yesterday, President Obama signed into law the Outdoor...

 

Congress Approves Major Water Projects Bill

Alexandria, VA – December 12, 2016 – Over the weekend, the U.S. Senate passed a comprehensive maritime infrastructure bill that drew a mixed reaction from the recreational fishing industry. By a...

 

Recreational Fishing Organizations Respond to Pacific Bluefin Tuna Petition

Alexandria, VA – December 13, 2016 – Several regional and national recreational fishing organizations submitted official comments to NOAA Fisheries opposing listing Pacific bluefin tuna as...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    April 1, 2016

Cassidy-Rubio Bill Will Safeguard State Fisheries

Washington, D.C. - April 18, 2016 A coalition of recreational fishing and boating organizations praised the introduction of a bill, S.2807, that will safeguard the role of state fisheries management...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    April 1, 2016

Recognizing 40 Years Of the Legislation That Established U.S. Fishing Boundaries

Washington, D.C. - April 20, 2016 Tonight, recreational and commercial fishing representatives, Members of Congress, and key former and current individuals from the administration gathered on Capitol...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    January 1, 2016

New Powerboat Sales Continue Surge in 2015; Boating Industry To Approach Pre-Recession Levels in 2016

New powerboat sales are on a multi-year rise with pre-recession levels on the horizon in several boat segments as early as 2016. The National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), the leading...

 
 By AZBW    Boating    December 1, 2015

New Powerboat Sales Continue Surge in 2015

CHICAGO (Dec. 10, 2015) – New powerboat sales are on a multi-year rise with pre-recession levels on the horizon in several boat segments as early as 2016. The National Marine Manufacturers...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    December 1, 2015

Sportfishing Industry Lists 2015 Top Recreational Fishing Advocacy Accomplishments

Alexandria, VA – December 15 – 2015 - Over the course of 2015, numerous legislative, public policy and advocacy activities occurred that will have a lasting impact on recreational fishing's...

 
 By ASA    Fishing    November 1, 2015

Sportfishing's Trade Show Receives National Award from Top Trade Show Industry Group

Alexandria, VA – November 4, 2015 – For the third year in a row, the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST, has been recognized by the Trade Show News Netwo...

 

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