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 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...
Image Best Tackle Deals for the Kayak Angler
Friday, 04 November 2011
Things have sure changed - there was a time when cheap tackle was just that - cheap. We have entered into a time when the fisherman have benefited from increased competition...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Buiding a Kai-Rack for Kayak
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
  They say that, "Necessity is the mother of invention," but in truth, sometimes a really bad case of cabin fever, combined with watching old Tim Allen’s Home Improvement...
Image Packing for Kayak Fishing Adventure Travel
Sunday, 28 April 2013
So you're now booked to go on a kayak-fishing trip of a lifetime. As the initial euphoria wears off, the stress of packing sets in. We’d like to share with you some tips and...
Image Gear Required by the United States Coast Guard When on Kayaks
Wednesday, 29 May 2013
For many of us, the encroaching warmth of summer signifies a seasonal increase in kayak angling opportunities. With the longer and brighter days, however, come tales of tragic and...

Trips (Random)

Image Kayak Fishing the "Ships" with Kayak Kevin
Monday, 12 October 2009
One of the greatest success stories on the Atlantic coast is the comeback of the striped bass. I think the greatest discovery for trophy stripers from a kayak is the...
Image Topwater Saratoga (Spotted Barramundi)
Friday, 14 March 2014
Fishing out of a kayak while drifting down a pristine freshwater river is only made better by seeing the raw power of a fish as it attacks your lure. Last week we experienced our...
Image John Day River Trip Logistics
Monday, 15 July 2013
The John Day River in north-central Oregon is the third longest undammed river in the contiguous United States. Designated a National “Wild and Scenic River,” the...

In The News (Random)

Image Fly Fishing and Pink Kayaks Help "Casting For Recovery" Breast Cancer Survivors
Monday, 08 October 2012
CLEARFIELD, Utah, Oct. 8, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Fly fishing enthusiasts can now show their support for breast cancer survivors by taking to the waters in a special edition pink...
Image Maine Kayak Fishing Tournament Adds Motorized Category
Friday, 15 January 2010
The Maine Kayak Fishing Tournament has announced that it will add a motorized category for its 2010 event.  
Image Old Town Canoes & Kayaks Launches New Predator Kayak
Thursday, 13 June 2013
For Immediate Release Mike May Backbone Media mike.may@backbonemedia.net or (307) 733-3065 x 203 Old Town, Maine, Jun 13, 2013 - Old Town Canoes & Kayaks, one of the most...

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