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 West Coast Pacific Halibut Turn On
Tuesday, 14 May 2013
The coastal Pacific Halibut opener in Washington is often times a short window of but a few days. It occurs in the spring, when the weather is inconsistent on the open ocean and...
Image Ditch Bags aren't just for Ditching
Tuesday, 11 May 2010
by; Chris Parson aka SJ Fish Whisperer One item frequently overlooked while gearing up for a day on the water is the Ditch Bag. We rarely launch our kayaks thinking that we could...
Image Electric Kayak Registration
Tuesday, 15 September 2009
As some of you know I recently had a BassYaks conversion done for an Ocean Kayak Trident 13.  I chose this hull because it’s essentially the same hull the Ocean Kayak Torque...

Outfitting (Random)

Image Installing a Center Hatch
Saturday, 09 April 2011
Here I've installed the center hatch system on an Elie Horizon 130 which is standard equipment when you upgrade  to the Elie Horizon 130 Angler package. Using the hatch...
Image Rigging Your Downrigger
Tuesday, 17 June 2014
When you are kayak fishing, have you ever seen fish deep in the water on your fish finder, but had difficulty presenting a lure to those fish? If you have, then you should...
“Toast’s Workshop” - Up a Creek Without a Paddle
Friday, 16 October 2009
For my second entry in the “Workshop” series, I thought about the most important accessories that are commonly overlooked by the kayak angler.  Obviously, the primary...

Trips (Random)

Image My Best Kayak Fishing Day - day 1
Wednesday, 21 October 2009
My first day of kayak fishing will go down as one of my most memorable days. I was getting ready to retire from a 20 year career in the U.S. Navy and decided I would need a...
Image Nightime is Bass Time in New Jersey
Friday, 09 October 2009
I have been fishing the waters of New Jersey for the past 30 years and have been able to enjoy some of the best boat and surf fishing for bass and blues one could ever ask...
Image Kayak Fishing My Way
Monday, 21 September 2009
                 The first time I heard about kayak fishing I almost laughed.  How in this world one can think about catching fish on

In The News (Random)

Image Attacked by a shark he'd caught while fishing from his kayak
Sunday, 17 January 2010
Jacques Peens was attacked by a shark he'd caught while fishing from his kayak near Scottburgh.  Jacques Peens, 39, of Doornpoort was attacked last Friday, where he was fishing...
NuCanoe Unveils 2013 Product Line with Focus on Kayak Fishing
Sunday, 14 October 2012
Bellingham, WA, October 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- NuCanoe, Inc., maker of the most versatile, stable, and adaptable fishing kayaks, unveiled their 2013 Products Line this month. The...
Seventh Annual Jamaica Bay Kayak Fishing Tournament
Saturday, 17 April 2010
The Seventh Annual Jamaica Bay Kayak Fishing Tournament hosted by Captain Kayak will be held on Saturday, May 15th, 2010. Last year's tournament was a huge success, with 262...

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