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 Christmas Time for Diablo Paddlesport’s “Adios” Hybrid Kayak
Sunday, 30 September 2012
Earlier this year I had the extreme pleasure of testing out an Adios, the new hybrid kayak from Diablo Paddlesports. A clever combination of sit on top kayak and stand-up...
Image The Right Paddle For Kayak Fishing
Saturday, 30 January 2010
What exactly makes a good paddle for kayak fishing? For most of us the paddle is an afterthought compared with the decisions of choosing a kayak or a rod and reel that feels...
Image South Texas Kayak with Jeff York
Friday, 09 October 2009
My name is Jeff York; I am a kayak guide and a co-owner of South Texas Kayak (www.SouthTexasKayak.com). After proudly serving 20 years in the military, my family and I moved to...

Outfitting (Random)

The Perfect Rod for Paddle Fishermen
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
The Perfect Rod for Paddle Fishermen The Perfect Rod for Paddle Fishermen. Some 30 years ago, I began building fishing rods. The motivation was to make a rod do exactly what I...
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...
Image First Aid for Expedition Kayak Fishing
Sunday, 12 May 2013
Paul Willet is not only a very experienced and talented kayak fisherman, but an adventurous world traveler, and he makes his living as a full-time paramedic in the San Francisco...

Trips (Random)

Image It Sounded Like a Good Idea
Wednesday, 29 June 2011
Jimmy VanPelt is crazy. He just doesn’t think like the rest of us do. That’s why I wasn’t surprised when he called me about an “exciting opportunity” for the Blue Line...
Image Wintertime Kayak Fishing Along the Texas Coast
Monday, 12 October 2009
Wintertime fishing along the Texas Coast from Huston to South Padre has been really good this year with water temperature staying in the mid sixties targeting the fish in a 3 to...
Image Misty Fjords 2012: The Trip of a Lifetime!
Monday, 01 October 2012
Sunday, midday: The crew rolls into Ketchikan, Alaska with sunny 70-degree weather!! What is going on here? There are way too many people wearing shorts that shouldn't, and the...

In The News (Random)

Raffle to Help Kayak Fishing Veterans
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
January, 20, 2009. Kayak Fishing Magazine would like your help in helping those who have served our country and have been injured doing so. Heroes On the Water...
Hobie Fishing Trout Trial Tournament
Thursday, 24 September 2009
Want to win a Hobie Mirage Revolution kayak?Check out the Hobie Fishing Trout Trial, an online fishing tournament sponsored by Hobie Fishing for October 2009. Kayak anglers from...
Image Recipe from Karen of Kayak Fishing Gear
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
Okay, this is the best!  Well we like it and I think some of you will.  We make a big batch when we go camping and eat it on crackers for lunch!  It would also be great to eat...

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