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2016 News Releases

April 25, 2016
Senators Recognize Saltwater Recreational Fishing’s Economic and Social Impact
Letter calls for including the recreational fishing community's priorities in the MSA reauthorization

April 21, 2016
Senate Passes Sportsmen’s Act Provisions as part of Energy Reform Bill
Versions of the Sportsmen’s Act have now passed both the House and Senate

April 20, 2016
Recognizing 40 Years of the Legislation That Established U.S. Fishing Boundaries
Magnuson-Stevens Act was the first-of-its-kind legislation to manage domestic saltwater fisheries

April 20, 2016
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April 18, 2016
Cassidy-Rubio Bill Will Safeguard State Fisheries Management Authority
Legislation will help ensure potential fishing closures are based on science

March 24, 2016
ICAST 2016 is the Largest Showcase of Sportfishing Products in the World
ICAST is the venue for launching new fishing products and setting industry trends

March 02, 2016
Energy, Business and Conservation Leaders Call for $1.3 Billion Annual Investment for States
A 21st Century Vision for Investing in and Connecting People to Nature

February 26, 2016
Sportsmen’s Act Approved by the U.S. House of Representatives
Legislative priorities for the recreational fishing industry are one step closer to enactment

February 18, 2016
Sportfishing Industry Encourages Long-term Solutions for Everglades Restoration
Industry supports current efforts to address Florida’s water quality issues

January 20, 2016
Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Act Advances to Senate Floor
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee improves and passes important fisheries legislation

January 19, 2016
Gulf Anglers Meet to Set Future Course on Red Snapper Management
Broad representation of recreational fishing community interests strategize on key management issues

January 07, 2016
When it Comes to Understanding Fishing’s Customers, the Answers are Close to Home
New report examines anglers’ lifestyle choices to help businesses improve marketing

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