News Releases

News Releases

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
June 14, 2017
Sportfishing industry supports effort to improve recreational fishing access
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Sportfishing Industry Supports Legislation to Conserve Great Lakes Fisheries
June 12, 2017
Bills will support science and management to support the region’s fisheries
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Sportfishing Industry Voices Deep Concern over a New Louisiana Red Snapper Proposal
May 26, 2017
A controversial two-year pilot program could lead to a private recreational limited access program for red snapper
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American Sportfishing Association Joins NC Sound Economy Coalition
April 3, 2017
Effort focuses on improving coastal fisheries conservation and management
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Sportfishing Industry Leaders Bring Policy Priorities
to Washington D.C.
March 20, 2017
ASA Government Affairs Committee Hosts Successful Spring Meeting
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Senator Shelby Leads the Way for Better Gulf Red Snapper Data
March 14, 2017
Funding directed toward conducting a census of the Gulf red snapper population
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Sportfishing Industry Applauds Interior’s Efforts to Expand Public Access
March 3, 2017
Secretary Zinke recognizes the outdoor industry’s impact on our economy.
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Industry Releases Updated Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing by U.S. Congressional Districts
February 20, 2017
Drilling down to each congressional district illustrates recreational fishing’s impact
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Senators Weigh in on Billfish Conservation Act
February 17, 2017
Legislation clarifies intent of Pacific billfish conservation measures
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Sportfishing Industry Angered by Last-Minute U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services’ Director’s Order
January 23, 2017
New U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service policy on lead fishing tackle blindsides recreational fishing community
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Sportfishing Industry Lists Top Policy Accomplishments for 2016
January 6, 2017
Progress made on fisheries conservation and management issues at the state and federal levels
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Sportfishing Industry Association Announces Staff Changes
January 5, 2017
Promotions and new hires enhance the association’s commitment to the industry’s growth
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