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 2016 HOBIE FISHING World Chamionship
Tuesday, 17 May 2016
The 2016 Hobie Fishing World Championship is Coming to Louisiana                                ...
Image How To Stay Ready!
Tuesday, 06 December 2016
In a section of the US best know for its Blues Men, Chris Ritchie From Aurora Missouri is a "Bass Man."  Just like the Bluesmen of old, Chris has learned the importance of...
Image Kayak Fishing Stocking Stuffers Under $30
Friday, 03 December 2010
Holidays are upon us and if you have a person in mind that you would like to give a kayak fishing related gift, here are some ideas that won't break the bank. These items also...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Master Hull Welding
Tuesday, 13 October 2015
Plastic Welding a Leaky Hobie Lately, I've been noticing more water in my little Hobie Sport when I get off the water, almost a quart or so through this past summer.  On...
Image An Introduction to Rigging a Fishing Kayak
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
The way an angler rigs a kayak for fishing is a very personal undertaking. The choices you make are dependent upon your fishing style, and the waters you paddle. What works for me...
Image Tips on Rigging a Native Ultimate 12 for Fishing
Monday, 19 October 2009
Rigging a Native Ultimate 12 is a subtle affair. At first I was intimidated with all of the open space, the lack of below deck storage, and the absence of a console or deck. But...

Trips (Random)

Image My First Great Lakes Chinook from the yak
Monday, 19 October 2009
Actually my first in 16 years even counting shore fishing. Had a couple on last year but lost them both within seconds.Got this 17lb Chinook (king) salmon today. I knew it was...
Image Kayak Fishing Thailand Report
Friday, 09 October 2009
Last weekend I went with few friends up to Chiang Saen lake, near the Burmese and Laos border. Unfortunately the fishing was really bad, we actually only hooked and landed 1 small...
Winter kayaking – Florida style
Friday, 09 October 2009
Winter in Florida may not be as rigorous as in other parts of the United States, but when you are used to fishing in 92 degree weather a winter cold snap can cramp your style....

In The News (Random)

Team Ocean Kayak repeats as Team of the Year Third Coast Kayak Series
Saturday, 24 October 2009
Team Ocean Kayak repeated as the 2009 Team of the Year in the Third Coast kayak Series. Team Ocean Kayak’s Vincent Rinando, Captain Filip Spencer, Jeff Herman, Sam Rinando, and...
Notable Catches Gallery
Friday, 21 May 2010
We just added a new feature to KFM. It’s called Notable Catches. There have been attempts in the kayak fishing community to create record catches however there are inherent...
Image Kayak Kevin Wins at 6th Annual Reel Film Festival
Thursday, 17 February 2011
information obtained from reelpaddlingfilmfestival.com   The 6th Annual Reel Paddling Film Festival's World Tour 2011 kicked off at Bloor Cinima in downtown Toronto on...

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