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 Texas Rivers Quest
Monday, 19 October 2009
As a native Texan from the panhandle, I have a huge appreciation for any body of water like a lake or river, since I am from a land of little precipitation or riverine habitats. ...
Image Holiday Buyer's Guide - Offshore
Saturday, 07 December 2013
Offshore anglers are a gear intensive lot, and this holiday season presents in its offerings no shortage of gift ideas. Our editorial staff chose from the array, however, a set of...
Image Buying a Used Fishing Kayak
Sunday, 27 September 2009
Used kayaks offer a terrific value for the kayak angler. When anglers, looking to get into the sport, ask me about which model to purchase I often make this recommendation....

Outfitting (Random)

Image Rigging My Wilderness Systems Ride 115
Wednesday, 21 March 2012
I picked up a new Wilderness Systems Ride 115 from Appomattox River Company the other day and headed over to Yakattack's shop to do a little rigging. I was really looking forward...
Image Fog Happens
Thursday, 05 September 2013
Fog happens … and sometimes happens fast. I know this and try to keep my eye on it always. I was out recently at Stone Lagoon near Arcata, CA, mostly because it's a beautiful...
Image EZ Kayak Stand
Wednesday, 28 August 2013
We've all used sawhorses to camp chairs to folding cots trying to get our yaks stable for rigging and storage.  Herb Reyes has adapted a folding PVC cradle that's cheap, easy...

Trips (Random)

Image Scotland Kayak Fishing Report
Tuesday, 21 June 2011
The return of a successful day. This is Scotland and a deserted beach on the east coast. I started my day when the sun rose at 4 in the morning .I headed toward the sea ,no one...
Image Hatteras Bluefin Trip
Saturday, 13 March 2010
  I was cooking Fajitas for my family when Captain Scott Warren of the Big Tahuna called from Hatteras. He had a day off, the weather was forecast to be tolerable, and he offered...
Image Big Sur Weekend
Sunday, 10 August 2014
Big Sur Fishing, Drunk N’ Skunk Style   We were all aware of how unpredictable the rugged and isolated coast of Big Sur couldbe, and that there was no way of predicting the...

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...
Christmas Island Now Open for Kayak Fishing
Thursday, 01 December 2011
We are pleased to announce the first kayak fishing packages at Christmas Island beginning February 14th 2012. Christmas Island is located 1,200 miles south of Hawaii in the...
Confluence Watersports Receives Two Reader’s Choice Awards from Canoe & Kayak Magazine
Wednesday, 15 September 2010
Sep 14, 2010 – EASLEY, S.C. – Confluence Watersports brands Dagger and Wilderness Systems each garnered a Canoe & Kayak Magazine Reader’s Choice Award.  Announced as...

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