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, 703-519-9691, 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, 703-519-9691, 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 Alaska for the Frugal Kayak Angler
Tuesday, 09 November 2010
  Have you always dreamed of remote Kayak Fishing trip in Alaska for Halibut, Lingcod and Salmon, but always thought it was too expensive?  What if I told you, you could get a...
Image Choosing a Fishing Kayak
Wednesday, 23 September 2009
Like many kayak fisherman, my first fishig kayak was a mistake and I only used it a few times.  There wasn’t a lot of information available.  Things have...
Image Some thoughts On Kayak Fishing Safety in Hawaii
Friday, 23 October 2009
Aloha all KFM readers. I hope you had a great holiday break and that you are safe and well. This is the time of year I go over safety and try my best to make people understand...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Custom Fit Scupper Transdsducer
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Andy Treweek is a long-time yak angler from Napa, in Northern California. He fishes the coast for rockies and lings mostly The Lowrance Scupper Transducer mount did not fit well...
Image ABS/PVC Rails on Wheeleez Beach Cart to Fit Native Slayer Propel
Wednesday, 11 June 2014
So one of the things I disliked about my Slayer Propel is that the hull is shaped in a way that it does not fit well on a Standard Wheeleez Beach Cart. If you use the standard...
Image Maximize your Handlheld VHF Radio's Battery Life
Sunday, 28 April 2013
A handheld VHF radio is an indispensable tool for kayak fishing adventure travel, for angler to angler communication, listening to weather forecast, or a lifeline in the case of...

Trips (Random)

Image Mothership New Zealand!
Tuesday, 25 February 2014
Justin Orton has done it again! A leader in New Zealand kayak fishing, Orton’s NZ Kayak Fishing Series is recognized as the biggest and the best tournament for Kiwi kayak...
Image May 2008 Hawaiian Isle Update.
Wednesday, 14 October 2009
I am sitting here in my island home on another beautiful day of shorts and T-shirts eating a fresh bowl of Ono poke, getting ready to go cut up some Keawe wood because fish...
Image July 4th Weekend RB Fluke
Sunday, 03 July 2011
Summer’s here and the fluke are too. It’s been unpredictable but there have been good to excellent catches. I wasn’t able to make the Wounded Warriors day when Chris told me...

In The News (Random)

Image LifeProof Introduces Cases for Samsung Galaxy S4
Friday, 20 September 2013
- Sleek, all-protective cases made for the Galaxy S4 will be featured for the first time at Pepcom 2013 Holiday Spectacular! - SAN DIEGO, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/...
Image Jackson Kayak Debuts Jim Sammons Signature Ultimate Offshore Fishing Kayak
Thursday, 17 July 2014
Sparta, TN – Jackson Kayak has teamed with one of the most recognizable kayak anglers in North America to develop "the ultimate paddlers kayak" for offshore and big lake kayak...
Image Wilderness Systems Introduces New Phase 3® AirPro: Industry’s Most Innovative Outfitting
Monday, 06 August 2012
GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 1, 2012) – Wilderness Systems has built its brand a commitment to quality and performance, and for 2013, that means the brand continues to push the...

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