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March Board and Nominating Committee Meetings
ICAST 2017 Updates
ICAST registration and housing is open for all attendees.
Keep America Fishing Updates
Government Affairs and Fisheries Policy Updates
Industry Releases Updated Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing by U.S. Congressional Districts
Recreational fishing brings a myriad of economic benefits to communities throughout the U.S.
Managing the red snapper fishery is complicated. Very complicated.
ASA recently joined a coalition of outdoor recreation industries – the Outdoor Recreation Industry Roundtable (ORIR) – to encourage prompt and positive action on the nomination of Rep. Ryan Zinke (R-Mont.) to serve as the nation’s next Secretary of the Interior.
The legislation introduced today simply clarifies that billfish landed in Hawaii must be retained there.The recreational fishing community is praising a bill filed on February 15, that seeks to clear the way for full implementation of a landmark law to raise protections for billfish.