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)

ICAST 2008 – Sportfishing Did Product Manufacturers Miss The Mark?
Sunday, 18 October 2009
July 20, 2008   July 16th through the 18th the American Sportfishing Association held its annual ICAST sportfishing trade show.  The show was sold out for the seventh straight...
Image Down South, Down Under
Saturday, 17 November 2012
When Australia is looked at from an outside angler’s perspective, most think of the northern region, where warm tropical waters host fishing similar to the rest of the...
Image Native Watercraft Ultimate Tegris 12 Spotlight
Sunday, 18 October 2009
Though a relatively young company in the paddle-sports industry, Legacy Paddlesports of High Point, North Carolina, has introduced a number of unique and innovative products under...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Custom Gear Holder by HOOK 1 - Kayak Fishing Gear
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
Custom Gear Holder by HOOK 1 - Kayak Fishing Gear So now that you have taken out your fishing kayak a couple of times and you have a good idea where you want the basic fishing...
Image SLA Batteries Demystified
Monday, 29 October 2012
The basic design of a lead acid battery has been around since the mid-1800's. Today, they account for over half of all battery sales. In the 1970's, a form of lead acid...
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...

Trips (Random)

Image Almost Won
Monday, 19 October 2009
Hey KFM,Bryce Molenkamp, Zeelander, from the Hobie team here. Pumping my legs on the pedals I squint my eyes and put my sunglasses on in the late morning light. Unlike most days...
Image Shipwreck's Big Striper
Wednesday, 28 October 2009
You gotta have goals. Goals are what create drive, which motivates you, which makes you reach. And plan. Someone once said a sure way to make The Almighty get a good chuckle is to...
Image Foggy Bay Alaska
Tuesday, 03 November 2009
By Allen Sansano This trip was arranged by Howard McKim in conjunction with Field and Stream for an upcoming story.  I was lucky enough to get an invite to tag along and provide...

In The News (Random)

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...
Image Crazy for Redfish & the Apprehension
Friday, 27 May 2011
  Many anglers love to catch redfish or red drum but some anglers just get wild-eyed excited, crazy for redfish about it. Case in point; recently at the Kayak Fishing...
Image Hobie® Cat Company Announces Partners for Second Annual Hobie Fishing World Championship
Tuesday, 23 October 2012
Contact: Ingrid NiehausPhone: (949) 499-2225Email: iniehaus@hobiecat.com Oceanside, California – October 22, 2012 - Sponsors for the upcoming second annual Hobie Fishing World...

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