Fisheries Affairs

Image Landmark Vision for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Management Unveiled by Policy and Industry Experts
Thursday, 13 February 2014
Blue ribbon commission recommends enhanced fisheries management while upholding saltwater recreational fishing’s economic, social and conservation benefits Miami, FL– February 13, 2014 – A landmark report produced by...
Florida's Net Ban Vacated
Wednesday, 06 November 2013
Tuesday, 05 November 2013 15:07 Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 November 2013 15:11 Written by CCA Florida Leon County Circuit Judge Jackie Lee Fulford yesterday vacated an automatic stay of her controversial order of October 22nd enjoining...
Image Marine Recreational Fishing's Economic Impact Rivals Commercial Sector
Monday, 06 May 2013
For Immediate ReleaseMary Jane Williamson, Communications Directormjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227www.asafishing.org Marine Recreational Fishing's Economic Impact Rivals Commercial SectorRecreational fishing is an economic...
Image NOAA Reports Six More Fish Stocks Rebuilt in 2012
Thursday, 02 May 2013
May 2, 2013 It was another record-setting year for one of our nation's most valuable resources, our marine fisheries. Today, we are reporting that six more stocks were declared rebuilt in 2012, bringing the total number of stocks rebuilt...
Image "Bad Science" Constrains My Purpose, "Good Science" Facilitates It
Friday, 22 February 2013
It's a never ending battle between the forces that wish to take away our rights to fish, and those that fight to preserve it. In many cases, the fight comes down to the Best Available Science, a key buzz phase in modern fisheries affairs....
Image Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Sally Jewell's Nomination for Secretary of the Interior
Wednesday, 06 February 2013
For Immediate ReleaseMary Jane Williamson, Communications Directormjwilliamson@asafishing.org, 703-519-9691, x227www.asafishing.org Jewell's background in the outdoor recreation industry would be well-suited for the nation's largest...
Image Bottomfish Closures off Washington Avoided for Now
Tuesday, 31 July 2012
Yelloweye Rockfish are a slow growing, long lived fish found along the Pacific Coast from Alaska to Baja Mexico. In 2002 they were officially declared as "overfished" across a portion of their range, and rebuilding plans were immediately...

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Features (Random)

Image Hobie Pro Angler Steering Upgrade
Wednesday, 09 March 2011
Kit Contents: 1.      Steering Crank 2.      Upright Support Tube and Hardware 3.      Backing Plate...
Image Speed or Efficiency over Water
Wednesday, 16 December 2009
When purchasing their first kayak many beginners often make the mistake of not understanding and how it relates to general fishing. What we most often hear is “I don’t care...
Image No Longer a Newbie
Sunday, 19 July 2015
It's New Year’s, which is a time of reflection over the year. Truthfully, every day is a good time to reflect upon the past but, New Year’s is special in the sense that you...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Bow Bungee for the Hobie Revolution
Wednesday, 22 May 2013
I wanted to add some bungee to the bow of my Hobie Revolution mainly to have a place to easily store the mirage drive when I needed to pull it for whatever reason. I didn't want...
Image The Ultimate Home Made Kayak Fishing Trailer
Monday, 19 October 2009
I really enjoy your magazine and I’m glad to see this sport catching on so much. Last winter, I got so hooked on kayak fishing that I bought two Hobie Outbacks and rigged them...
Image Hummingbird Scupper Transducer Install on Ocean Torque
Thursday, 24 February 2011
Posts and DIY threads for this install are few and far between so I figured that I would keep a    photo journal of how I made this install. I really didn't know what to...

Trips (Random)

Image Kayak Fishing from a Sea Kayak - trip report
Friday, 09 October 2009
Photo: two sea kayakers arrive at Block Island, Rhode Island after making the crossing from Port Judith during the late fall bluefish and striped bass migration. Note coldwater...
Image Chasing Rainbows in Northwestern Montana
Tuesday, 03 September 2013
Slowly shifting her hefty weight about the well-trodden porch of The Dirty Shame Saloon, a large woman in a tattered yellow bathrobe palpated a rolling pin as she stared at a pair...
Image Taking a Slowride in Texas
Tuesday, 03 November 2009
    It’s funny the places life takes you and the reasons why. It is something I had never really thought about until Slow Ride Kayak Fishing guide Dean Thomas asked my wife...

In The News (Random)

Image Johnson Outdoors Watercraft Unveils New Pro Staff Program
Thursday, 02 May 2013
For Immediate ReleaseMike MayBackbone Mediamike.may@backbonemedia.netOld Town, Maine, May 02, 2013 - Johnson Outdoors Watercraft, home to some of the most iconic paddlesports...
Image Third Annual Hobie® Fishing World Championship to Take Place in Australia
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
Contact: Ingrid Niehaus(949)-499-2225iniehaus@hobiecat.com Oceanside, California – March 5, 2013 – Australia is not just about kangaroos, shrimp on the barbie or beer – it...
Notable and Record Catches Gallery
Monday, 26 April 2010
We just added a new feature to KFM. It’s called Notable Catches Photo Gallery. There have been attempts in the kayak fishing community to create record catches however there are...

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