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 Kayak Crabbing
Wednesday, 04 January 2017
Ocean conditions in Northern California can get nasty in the winter. So far in 2016, we’ve had a series of large swells and a few low-pressure situations that have made kayak...
Image Red Drum Fishing
Sunday, 24 January 2010
Sciaenops ocellatus aka the red drum can be found in both the Atlantic Ocean and gulf of Mexico as far north as Delaware and as far south as Mexico. They are found in inshore...
Image Beauty and the Beast
Monday, 06 February 2017
  After those mighty California storms and plenty of rain, Nick and I decided to kick off the new year with some good ol’ sturgeon fishing. We prepared all day Saturday and...

Outfitting (Random)

Image How to Re-rig Your Lures for Bluefish
Sunday, 25 April 2010
I have found when the blues get real aggressive it pays to have lures and flies set up or designed for the task. When it comes to flies its simple, just use all the lousy ones you...
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 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...

Trips (Random)

Image Sailfish in Panama City,Fl
Sunday, 18 October 2009
The fishing has been insane here in PCB the last few weeks. I have caught 2 sailfish from my yak and my husband caught one the other day Here is my report from 10/11I headed out...
Image South Africa Kayak Fishing and Catching Tuna
Thursday, 08 October 2009
We catch them up to 100lbs with with 12,5 kg monofilament line spooled onto Shimano 20/40's or Daiwa Saltists. Usually an 8' rod rated 12-15kg. Come visit us sometime and let the...
Image Trip Report - La Paz, Baja
Tuesday, 27 April 2010
To say that the trip got off to a bad start, is an understatement. On Friday the day before we left we found out that the owner of the boat fell on one of his charter boats and...

In The News (Random)

The Kayak Fishing Show - Season 2 - Now Airing
Tuesday, 01 February 2011
The second season of Ocean Kayak presents The Kayak Fishing Showkicks off this week on the World Fishing Network (WFN) with renowned big game kayak angler Jim Sammons heading to...
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...
Image Kayak Fishing Tip
Friday, 23 October 2009
What's the difference between these braid scissors?  It ranges anywhere from $3 and $5 depending on where you buy them.  The pair on the left are marketed and sold as braid...

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