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 New England Stripers
Thursday, 13 September 2012
  If you look at a map of the Massachusetts coastline, you’ll see it’s perfect for hunting feisty stripers, with over 1500 miles of tidal shoreline. Gregg Crisp has...
Image Having a Great (White) Summer?
Monday, 16 July 2012
During a week where the East Coast was enduring shark mania, the West Coast had a close encounter as well. On July 7, 2012 one of the NorCal Kayak Anglers was heading...
Image Destinations - Alaska
Tuesday, 22 December 2009
In the first of this series (Destinations) I presented information on the Everglades.  Florida has so many kayak fishing opportunities that even with my breaking the state down...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Swift Drift Anchor
Monday, 25 February 2013
After 3 seasons of river steelhead fishing using a drift chain setup on my Jackson Coosa, I decided it was time for something a little more substantial. There are often times...
Image Installing a Flush Mount Rod Holder
Saturday, 09 April 2011
Installing a flush mount rod holder is quick and surprisingly easy provided that you measure twice and cut once. You should have a little wiggle room for "oops" depending on the...
Image Home Made Scupper Transducer Mount
Wednesday, 12 June 2013
After seeing the new Lowrance scupper transducer mount work so well on Jackson Kayak, a customer of mine decided to figure out a cheap way to do this for other fish finders. In...

Trips (Random)

Image Texas Bound, Casting for a Cause
Wednesday, 21 August 2013
I made the trip last year to attend the Annual Casting for a Cause tournament and chronicled it to share the amazing time I’d had with my fellow kayak anglers. It should come as...
Image Mythic Lake Almanor
Thursday, 19 December 2013
The alarm clock went off at seven Saturday morning. Time to get the coffee going. The plan was to meet up with polepole (KFM Publisher Allen Sansano) and Bushy (KFM Chief Editor...
Image Kayak Fishing Michigan's Southern Basin
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
    I am a child of the Great Lakes. Its wave pulse thrums through the sand and the soles of my feet. I step from my home and judge the day by the scent of the big lake in the...

In The News (Random)

Image SoCal Fishing Kayak Company Launches New Website, Offers Promotional Shipping
Thursday, 04 April 2013
Fishing kayak manufacturer Malibu Kayaks announces the launch of their redesigned MalibuKayaks.com website. The kayak company hopes to ease site navigation and provide better...
Image Feelfree Introduces Fishing Kayak For Younger and Smaller Paddlers
Thursday, 12 June 2014
Swannanoa, NC, June 13th, 2014 – Feelfree US, LLC (Feelfree US), announces the launch of the Feelfree Move Angler, a fishing kayak specifically designed for the younger or...
Kayak Fishing Continues to Grow
Thursday, 25 July 2013
Kayak fishing is experiencing tremendous growth these days. A recent report from the Outdoor Foundation, "Outdoor Recreation Participation Report, Topline 2013", has reported the...

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