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News Releases

Sportfishing Industry Asks for Congressional Action…
December 15, 2011
Fishery Science Improvement Act offers reasonable and tightly targeted solution as December 31, legal deadline looms
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Legislation to Avert Unnecessary Fishing Closures Gathers Senate Support
November 29, 2011
Nelson/Rubio Bill racing the clock to fix management problems in federal saltwater fisheries
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Rebuilding Menhaden Will Provide Significant Benefits for Recreational Fisheries
November 10, 2011
Historic measures are adopted to curtail harvest of critical forage fish after decades of intensive commercial fishing
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National Park Service Plans to Shut Anglers Out of Biscayne National Park
October 27, 2011
Park officials shun stakeholders and the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission by proposing large marine reserves
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2011 Sportfishing Summit Brings Industry Leaders Together in New Orleans
October 26, 2011
Louisiana Governor Jindal addresses industry leaders about Gulf restoration efforts
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Sportfishing Industry Commends House Introduction of Legislation to Rebuild the Gulf of Mexico
October 6, 2011
Companion bill to the Senate’s RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act directs penalties paid by BP to the region for recovery efforts
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American Sportfishing Association Receives Excellence in Public Relations Award from the Association
September 22, 2011
ASA presented with award during AGLOW’s 55th annual conference
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Important Legislation Introduced to Increase Recreational Fishing and Hunting Access on Public Lands
September 6, 2011
Legislation directs federal agencies to include fishing and hunting in their multi-use land management plans
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Sportfishing Industry Association Names New Tradeshow Director
September 1, 2011
Kenneth Andres brings years of tradeshow experience
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Recreational Fishing Community Dealt Another Blow from Faulty Federal Fisheries Management
August 19, 2011
Recent actions by the South Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Councils highlight the need for a Congressional federal fisheries solution
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KeepAmericaFishing™ Named Best Rebranding Finalist In PR Newswire's Platinum PR Awards
July 26, 2011
KeepAmericaFishing is the fastest growing online angler community dedicated to keeping our nation’s waters open, healthy and abundant with fish
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RESTORE the Gulf Coast Act of 2011 Has Sportfishing Industry's Full Support
July 21, 2011
Legislation directs necessary funding for economic development and fisheries improvement
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The World's Largest Sportfishing Trade Show Lives Up to Its Reputation
July 15, 2011
ICAST 2011 hosted the global sportfishing industry July 13-15 in Las Vegas
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American Sportfishing Association Elects 2011 Board of Directors Members
July 15, 2011
Industry leaders will address a wide-range of sportfishing issues
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Veteran Outdoor Journalist Frank Sargeant Honored…
July 13, 2011
Renowned journalist recognized for his contributions to ensure recreational fishing’s future
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Point Your Business Compass in the Right Direction with ICAST 2011
July 6, 2011
The world’s largest sportfishing trade show returns to Las Vegas, July 13-15
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Sportfishing and Boating Industries Support FishAmerica's Programs
July 6, 2011
Gifts will ensure long-term success of grant programs
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American Sportfishing Association Elects 2011 Board of Directors Members
July 5, 2011
Industry leaders will address a wide-range of sportfishing issues
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Legislation Introduced to Stop Unwarranted Fisheries Closures
June 23, 2011
Anglers and industry groups unite to address catch limit problems in federal saltwater fisheries
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Sportfishing Industry Lauds Legislation to Prevent Unwarranted Ban on Lead Fishing Tackle
April 27, 2011
The Hunting, Fishing and Recreational Shooting Sports Protection Act will end attempts to overregulate the fishing tackle industry.
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$1 Million in Grant Funding Available for Community-based Habitat Restoration Projects
April 11, 2011
More than $1 million awarded to restore sportfish habitat in 2010
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Recreational Fishing Community Collaborates on Reducing Marine Fish Mortality
April 4, 2011
Project FishSmart outlines objectives for improving catch-and-release survival rates
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FishAmerica Awards $1 Million in Sportfish Habitat Restoration Grants
March 9, 2011
Partnership with NOAA Restoration Center invests in community efforts to restore coastal and marine fish habitat
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U.S. Senate Expresses Concern with Federal Marine Fisheries Management
March 8, 2011
Hearing highlights serious problems with agency implementation of federal marine fisheries law
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Sportfishing Industry Commends America's Great Outdoors Initiative
February 18, 2011
Sportfishing community supports the Administration's efforts to conserve, restore and provide better access to our nation’s open spaces for Americans of all ages
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