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 Delta's Kayak Catamaran the “Catfish 12.5”
Saturday, 03 July 2010
Delta's Kayak Catamaran the “Catfish 12.5” by: Chris Parson Kayak Fishing Magazine Kayak:         Delta Catfish LOA:           12.5 Beam:         ...
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 Malone Auto Racks Company
Monday, 05 October 2009
Moss Doesn’t Grow on this Rolling Stone By Jon Shein I was first introduced to Malone Auto Racks Company when a friend told me about a conversation he had with Larry, the...

Outfitting (Random)

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...
Image Custom Fit Scupper Transdsducer
Wednesday, 26 March 2014
Andy Treweek is a long-time yak angler from Napa, in Northern California. He fishes the coast for rockies and lings mostly The Lowrance Scupper Transducer mount did not fit well...
Image Predator 13 - Rudder Install
Monday, 03 February 2014
To date, I've paddled my Old Town Predator 13 without a rudder. I've been happy with the ride, however on a few occasions wished I had a rudder when in the current.  And I'm...

Trips (Random)

Image Kayak Fishing Journey Around Australia
Wednesday, 07 October 2009
  Up until the turn of this year I'd been working in the realm of journalism in a variety of industries, from outdoor recreation to computer technology, politics, pollution and...
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 Don't Mess With Mother Nature
Tuesday, 20 October 2009
A couple of years ago I set out one early morning to fish a favorite hot spot on the Louisiana Gulf coast. The sun was just beginning to show itself as I unloaded my kayak, a 14...

In The News (Random)

Image Former President Jimmy Carter receives a kayak from GKF
Friday, 16 October 2009
Randy "RiverPirate" Vining, GKF Exec Board Member and Ocean Kayak Pro Staff Angler presents President Carter with an Ocean Kayak Drifter on behalf of the Georgia Kayak Fishing...
Second Annual Hobie Fishing World Championship to Take Place in Austin, Texas
Tuesday, 21 August 2012
Oceanside, California – August 21, 2012 - The second annual Hobie Fishing World Championship will take place in Austin, Texas, November 4-9, 2012. Anglers from over ten...
Image Astral Announces Entry into Footwear Market with the Brewer
Monday, 30 July 2012
For Immediate Release 7/24/2012 Asheville, NC   For 10 years, Astral has pushed the design of technical whitewater PFDs to new standards. Today, Astral announces their debut...

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