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
ICAST 2017 is taking place the week of July 10 – 14, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
NMMA Consumer Shows
Government Affairs and Fisheries Policy Updates
The 115th Congress has begun with a flurry of activity.
Sportfishing Industry Angered by Last-Minute U.S. Fish & Wildlife Services’ Policy on Lead Fishing Tackle
Director’s Order No. 219 mandates the use of nontoxic fishing tackle to the fullest extent practicable by January 2022.
There are several updates regarding NOAA Fisheries and marine fisheries management.
Kellie Ralston, ASA’s Florida Fishing Policy Director, gave a panel presentation at the 32nd Annual Everglades Coalition meeting in early January on how to involve anglers in the process to improve the Everglades restoration timelines.