April 11, 2018

Recreation and Regulation

By Mike Leonard | American Sportfishing Association Most anglers don’t spend a ton of time dwelling on fishing regulations, much less the underlying regulatory process and statutes that lead to them. We know the season dates, bag and size limits and any other potential regulations, and we go! After all, […]
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December 19, 2016

Louisiana Blue Crab Fishery First to Receive G.U.L.F. Responsible Fisheries Management Certification

Audubon Nature Institute’s Gulf United for Fisheries (G.U.L.F.) continues its mission to ensure the viability of Gulf of Mexico fisheries by certifying Louisiana blue crab under its new certification program. The G.U.L.F. Responsible Fisheries Management (RFM) certification is a regionalized model measuring the responsible practices for the sustainable harvest of […]
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December 16, 2016

President Obama Signs Outdoor REC Act into Law

Bill recognizes that the outdoor recreation industry is a significant economic driver Alexandria, VA – December 9, 2016 – In a significant step forward for the outdoor recreation industry and the sportfishing community, yesterday, President Obama signed into law the Outdoor Recreation Jobs and Economic Impact Act of 2016. The bill, known […]
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July 1, 2016

Senators Nelson and Rubio Stand Up for Anglers and Boaters

Newly introduced marine fisheries legislation approved by the Senate Commerce Committee By Mary Jane Williamson | American SportFishing Association Washington, D.C. (June 29, 2016) – The recreational fishing and boating community strongly supported action today by the Senate Commerce Committee to pass the recently introduced S. 3099, The Access for Sportfishing Act […]
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