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ASA News is the monthly e-newsletter from the American Sportfishing Association. Please scroll down for the complete document. Use the links in the left hand navigation under the specific topic area to access additional information.

For more information contact Communications Director Mary Jane Williamson, (703) 519-9691, x227.

ICAST 2017 Updates

Take Action– Get Your State of the Industry Breakfast Tickets

The State of the Industry Breakfast is one of the most important business events for our industry.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION – On the Water Moves to the Convention Center

On the Water product demonstrations for dealers and media representatives has moved to the grounds of the Orange County Convention Center from Lake Toho.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION – ICAST Super Tuesday

Join the fun in the ICAST Cup presented by FLW, or at the Bass and Birdies Classic presented by Florida Sportsman.
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IMPORTANT INFORMATION – New Product Showcase and Awards Reception

Please read all of this important information about the New Product Showcase.
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2017 ICAST Show Sponsors and Sponsorships

ASA would like to thank its generous members who signed on as ICAST sponsors. Sponsorships are available.
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Register Now for ICAST 2017

ICAST registration is open for attendees.
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Government Affairs and Fisheries Policy Updates

ASA Supports the American Boating Congress

From May 15-17, 2017, in Washington D.C., ASA will join a broad group of co-hosts to support the National Marine Manufacturers Association's American Boating Congress.
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Federal Saltwater Fisheries Reform on the Horizon

Representatives introduced a bill in the U.S. House on April 6, 2017 called the “Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017” that would improve public access to America’s federal waters, promote conservation of our marine natural resources and spur economic growth.
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ASA Joins NC Sound Economy Coalition

The American Sportfishing Association’s Board of Directors voted in favor of supporting the NC Sound Economy initiative at their spring meeting and ASA became an official sponsor on March 24, 2017.
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ASA Outlines Recreational Fishing Budget Priorities for House Appropriators

ASA emphasized that saltwater recreational fishing in the U.S. is not only a family-friendly activity enjoyed by 11 million Americans each year, but is also a tremendous economic driver.
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ASA Meets with Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross

ASA’s President and CEO, Mike Nussman, joined Ben Speciale of Yamaha, Scott Deal of Maverick Boats and Pat Murray of the Coastal Conservation Association, in a meeting with the Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross.
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ORIR Testifies at Congressional Hearing: Improving Visitor Experiences in National Parks

Recreation leaders from state and federal government agencies, as well as private-sector partners, helped Members of Congress better understand how to improve visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters.
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Everglades Restoration Update

The Everglades restoration continues to be an important issue at the state and federal level.
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ASA Joins in Sending Letter to PFMC on Northern Anchovy

The northern anchovy population off the California coast has remained low over the past decade; relative to the higher levels observed in the 1980s and the mid-2000s.
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