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 ICAST – Sport Fishing Show 2009
Saturday, 24 October 2009
The International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades, better known as ICAST held the world’s largest sportfishing tradeshow this past week at theOrangeCountyConvention...
Image Texas Road Trip - Part 2
Friday, 23 October 2009
The mecca of kayak fishing in the Port Aransas area. It was time to head up to Corpus Christi . Slowride Guide Services and Kayak Rentals (www.slowrideguide.com) is just north of...
Image 32.9° N, 118.5° W: California's Desert Isle
Friday, 20 June 2014
I could barely sleep the first night aboard the M/V Islander, an 80-foot long-range charter out of San Diego. It wasn’t the lurching and listing of the vessel as it traversed...

Outfitting (Random)

Image DownScan Imaging / Down Imaging Shoot Through Demystified
Tuesday, 17 September 2013
Kayak anglers have long debated whether the Lowrance DownScan Imaging (DSI) or the Humminbird Down Imaging (DI) can be used in a shoot through kayak hull application. Some sources...
Image Tips on Rigging a Native Ultimate 12 for Fishing
Monday, 19 October 2009
Rigging a Native Ultimate 12 is a subtle affair. At first I was intimidated with all of the open space, the lack of below deck storage, and the absence of a console or deck. But...
Image Rigging the Stealth Pro Fisha 525
Friday, 18 April 2014
Every kayak requires a bit of customization, and that’s half the fun of getting one. Our NorCal waters are cold and demanding, and after putting some miles on the boat there...

Trips (Random)

Image Alaska Trip
Friday, 16 September 2011
What a kayak fishing trip! Myself and 6 other kayakers camped on an island about 60 miles south of Ketchikan for 6 days and landed over 60 halibut up to 80 lbs. from our kayaks....
Image Hawaiian Islands Update - The pelagics are back!
Tuesday, 13 October 2009
Aloha, the start of our pelagic season is just begining. Now that spring is here, and the weather is getting nicer, the boys in Hawaii have had some good times on the water....
Image Kayak Fishing Report from South Africa
Thursday, 08 October 2009
Kayak fishing in South Africa is one of the fastest growing sports in the country with many fishermen joining clubs for the ultimate fishing experience. Locally we call a fishing...

In The News (Random)

Image Plano compartmentalizes website
Monday, 28 January 2013
INNOVATIVEALL-IN-ONE WEBSITE:PRODUCTS, INFORMATION AND SOCIAL TOOLS PERFECTLY ORGANIZED Plano, IL (January 25, 2013) – Why sort your hunting gear and fishing tackle in Plano...
Image Third Annual Hobie® Fishing World Championship to Take Place in Australia
Tuesday, 05 March 2013
Contact: Ingrid Niehaus(949)-499-2225iniehaus@hobiecat.com Oceanside, California – March 5, 2013 – Australia is not just about kangaroos, shrimp on the barbie or beer – it...
Image Wilderness Systems Introduces New Phase 3® AirPro: Industry’s Most Innovative Outfitting
Monday, 06 August 2012
GREENVILLE, S.C. (August 1, 2012) – Wilderness Systems has built its brand a commitment to quality and performance, and for 2013, that means the brand continues to push the...

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