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2014 News Releases

April 17, 2014
Read the April Issue of ASA Sportfishing News

April 03, 2014
NOAA Fisheries Commits to Develop a National Recreational Fishing Policy
Spurred on by the sportfishing and boating community, the new policy will better integrate recreational fishing into NOAA Fisheries’ mission

March 26, 2014
Recreational Fishing and Boating Community Calls on Congress to Revamp Marine Fisheries Management
Leaders map out path for federal marine fisheries conservation

March 13, 2014
As Marine Fisheries Legislation Heats Up, It’s Time to Revamp the Federal Management System
Commission endorses enhanced fisheries conservation while upholding saltwater recreational fishing’s economic, social and conservation benefits

March 06, 2014
Fish Habitat Legislation Introduced In U.S. Senate
Introduction of bipartisan bill hailed by national sportfishing and conservation groups

March 04, 2014
EPA Announces Action to Prevent Alaska Pebble Mine Complex
Renowned Bristol Bay watershed and salmon fishery is at significant risk from proposed open pit mine

March 03, 2014
FishAmerica Foundation Receives $120,000 Donation
Generous donation will further fisheries conservation and habitat restoration

February 13, 2014
Landmark Vision for Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Management Unveiled by Policy and Industry Experts
Blue ribbon commission recommends enhanced fisheries management while upholding saltwater recreational fishing’s economic, social and conservation benefits

February 05, 2014
The House and Senate Advance Legislation for Sportsmen and Women
Passage of House bill and introduction of Senate bill demonstrates progress

February 04, 2014
Congress Turns Its Attention to Nation’s Saltwater Fisheries Management Law
Sportfishing industry calls for strong fisheries conservation and appropriately managed saltwater recreational fisheries

February 04, 2014
Voice Your Support for this Monumental Sportsmen’s Legislation
House to Vote on Historic Sportsmen’s Package

February 03, 2014
Alaska’s Proposed Pebble Mine Not Worth the Risk
Alaska Senator and the EPA reach same conclusion as sportfishing industry

January 30, 2014
Maine Department Recommends No Legislative Action on Soft Bait Ban
Maine’s natural resource agency also recommends enhanced angler education

January 30, 2014
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