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Australia's Government Repeals Onerous Ban on Recreational Fishing
December 17, 2013
Australia’s marine waters will remain open to recreational fishing
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National Park Service Offers Plan to Keep Biscayne National Park Open to Boating and Fishing
November 18, 2013
Preferred plan addresses many of the concerns expressed by the boating and fishing communities
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Senate Hearing Explores Southeast Marine Fisheries Management Issues
November 14, 2013
Sportfishing industry outlines priorities for improving federal recreational saltwater fisheries management
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Sportfishing Industry Association Appoints New Industry Relations Vice President
November 8, 2013
Industry veteran Glenn Hughes joins the American Sportfishing Association staff
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Sportsmen's Bills Reemerge in the Senate
November 7, 2013
Sportfishing industry urges Congress to advance bipartisan legislation to benefit fisheries conservation and access
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Louisiana's Senator Vitter Moves Fisheries Allocation Policies to the Forefront
October 30, 2013
NOAA Fisheries provides assurance that outdated allocations will be reviewed
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2013 Sportfishing Summit Brings Recreational Fishing Industry Leaders Together
October 22, 2013
Industry recognizes several individuals for their outstanding leadership and support
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Anglers and the Sportfishing Industry Are Falling Prey to the Federal Government Shutdown
October 9, 2013
Industry urges resolution to government shutdown that is crippling fisheries access and conservation
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Bipartisan Members of Congress File Solution to Gulf Red Snapper Mess
September 12, 2013
Conservationists applaud legislation to let Gulf states manage red snapper
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The World's Largest Fishing Trade Show Once Again Lives Up to Its Reputation
July 12, 2013
The global sportfishing industry convened July 9-12, in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Veteran Outdoor Journalist Louie Stout Honored With ASA/POMA Homer Circle Fishing Communicator Award
July 10, 2013
Renowned journalist recognized for his contributions to ensure recreational fishing’s future
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Sportfishing Industry Awards 2013 New Products “Best of Show” Honors
July 10, 2013
JL Marine Systems, Inc. named overall “Best of Show” product winner in the world’s largest sportfishing trade show
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New Federal Policy Steps Up Efforts to Turn Gulf of Mexico Rigs Into Reefs
June 27, 2013
Changes should help reverse the unnecessary destruction of important fish habitat
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FishAmerica Foundation and B.A.S.S. LLC Partner to Conserve Fisheries and Aquatic Habitiat
June 21, 2013
The B.A.S.S. Nation Conservation Fund will fund grassroots fisheries conservation projects
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Senate Advances Legislation Supporting Expanded Public Access on Cape Hatteras
June 18, 2013
Sportfishing industry sees opportunity for National Park Service to restore reasonable recreational fishing access
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It's Recreational Fishing on a Global Scale in Las Vegas at ICAST 2013
June 3, 2013
Baseball Hall of Famer Johnny Bench is the keynote speaker for the world’s largest fishing trade show
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Bipartisan Support Passes Legislation to Keep Fishing Access Open on the Cumberland River
May 22, 2013
The Freedom to Fish Act Will Remove Access Restrictions on 10 Dams
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ICAST 2012 Earns Accolades from Top Trade Show Industry Watchdogs
May 21, 2013
Recreational fishing trade show is one of the fastest growing in the U.S.
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Habitat Restoration Yields Long-term Benefits to Fisheries
May 6, 2013
Robust fisheries have a positive impact on conservation and the economy
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Marine Recreational Fishing's Economic Impact Rivals Commercial Sector
May 6, 2013
Recreational fishing is an economic powerhouse despite overall lower impact on fisheries
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Sportfishing Industry Applauds New Gulf of Mexico Restoration Projects
May 3, 2013
Proposed projects address many of the recreational fishing community’s priorities for recovery from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill
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Improved National Ocean Policy Implementation Plan Still Leaves Room for Concern
April 16, 2013
Sportfishing industry wants to see public access to recreation, such as fishing and boating, made a plan priority
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Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Sally Jewell's Nomination for Secretary of the Interior
February 6, 2013
Jewell’s background in the outdoor recreation industry would be well-suited for the nation’s largest federal land management agency
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The New Chicagoland Fishing, Travel & Outdoor Expo Opens to Rave Reviews
February 1, 2013
Exhibitors and anglers alike are already making plans for 2014
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Sportfishing Industry Hopeful for Progress in Saltwater Fisheries Allocation
January 30, 2013
New report addresses recreational and commercial fishing apportionment
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New Report Highlights Recreational Fishing's Broad Economic and Conservation Impact
January 10, 2013
Anglers’ expenditures have a significant impact on the nation’s economy
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