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ASA Insider is the monthly e-newsletter from the American Sportfishing Association. Please scroll down for the complete document. Use the links in the left hand navigation under the specific topic area to access additional information.

For more information contact Communications Director Mary Jane Williamson, (703) 519-9691, x227.

ASA Members Host U.S. Representatives during August Recess

During Congress’s August recess, ASA helped facilitate visits from Members of Congress to sportfishing industry members

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KeepAmericaFishing Alerts Anglers to New England Marine Monuments Threat

A Message from Keep America Fishing: Do you believe that the only way to conserve our public lands and waters is to lock recreational fishermen out?
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It’s Time for the 2015 Sportfishing Summit!

We Have a Great 2015 Sportfishing Summit Planned!

The 2015 Sportfishing Summit will be held October 20-22, at the Lowes Don Cesar Hotel in St. Pete Beach, Fla.
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Thank you 2015 Sportfishing Summit Partners!

The American Sportfishing Association extends its thanks to the following companies and agencies for their generous support of the 2015 Sportfishing Summit.
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Take Advantage of the Early Bird 2015 Summit Meeting Registration

Please take advantage of the pre-registration and room block rates and reserve your spot now the annual business meeting.
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Discounted Registration Option Available in 2015

We are offering discounted registration fees for multiple people from the same ASA company or organization.
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Please Read! Important Information About Hotel Reservations

The Summit housing block is now sold out for the nights of Wednesday, October 21 and Thursday, October 22.
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Traveling to the Lowes Don Cesar Hotel

The address for the Lowes Don Cesar Hotel is 3400 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, Fla. 33706, (727) 360-1881.
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Parking at the Lowes Don Cesar Hotel

For registered guests, the Lowes Don Cesar Hotel offers valet parking priced at $23/day or self-parking at $10/day.
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The Summit Features Two Outstanding Keynote Speakers

As usual, we have a full agenda planned for Tuesday and Wednesday.
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Committee and Board of Directors Meetings

During the 2015 Sportfishing Summit, ASA’s Board of Directors will meet on Monday, October 19, from 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. and on Thursday, October 22, from 7:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.
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Check Out the Current Sportfishing Summit Agenda

Here is very brief overview of this year’s agenda. Click here for the full agenda including board and committee meetings.
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ASA is Accepting Nominations for Its Achievement Awards

The American Sportfishing Association has two awards – the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Future of Fishing Award – to recognize significant contributions to sportfishing.
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ICAST 2016

Exhibiting at ICAST 2016

Now is the time to reserve your booth space for ICAST 2016, being held July 12-15, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla.
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Recreational Fishing and Conservation Policy Updates

South Atlantic Council Considers Special Management Zones

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is proposing action on the implementation of Special Management Zones (SMZ). to protect spawning sites for snapper grouper species.
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California Proposition 65 Threatens Industry

ASA would like its members to be aware of a California initiative targeting manufacturers that may use DINP, diisononyl phthalate.
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Final Management Plan Released for Everglades National Park

The National Park Service recently released the final General Management Plan (GMP) for Everglades National Park, which includes several changes that will affect boating and fishing access and habitat conservation in the park.
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Gulf Red Snapper Reallocated

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council met in New Orleans, La. August 10 – 13, to discuss a number of fishery issues, including red snapper reallocation.
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Initial Projects for RESTORE Act Funding Released

The first round of projects to be funded through the RESTORE Act was announced by a joint federal-state panel on August 13.
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Fishing Opportunities to Grow on National Wildlife Refuges

On August 25, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced the expansion of fishing and hunting opportunities on 21 refuges throughout the Service’s National Wildlife Refuge System.
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Data and Statistics Updates

2015 First Half Fishing Participation Virtually Unchanged from 2014

In a license index run by the American Sportfishing Association (ASA), license sales from January through June 2015 decreased an estimated 0.2 percent compared to the same months in 2014.
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Join the Member Survey and Get the Wholesale Tackle Report

As a member benefit, ASA invites member manufacturers to participate in a monthly survey that will help companies compare their individual business performance to industry averages.
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