1/31/13 – New No-Fishing Zones in NORCAL?

System AdministratorUncategorized

 RFA RAISES CONCERN ABOUT SANCTUARY EXPANSION The proposed expansion of the Cordell Bank and Gulf of Farallones National Marine Sanctuaries set off alarms in the fishing community when the federal government published a map of the area that also contained all the marine protected areas (MPA) established under the Marine Life Protection Act. According to the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA), … Read More

1/14/2013 – RFA Support Letter for Sandy Relief

System AdministratorUncategorized

January 14, 2013 – RFA excecutive director Jim Donofrio has submitted an official request to Chairman Pete Sessions and Ranking Member Louise McIntosh Slaughter in the House of Representatives seeking additional federal fisheries funding following Superstorm Sandy. “I am writing on behalf of the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA)to request that the House Rules Committee include the Pallone amendment, the Bishop … Read More

1/14/13 – RFA Urges Gulf Anglers to React

System AdministratorUncategorized

Gulf Council to Host 1/17 & 1/22 FL Scoping Meetings The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) and its Florida chapters ask you now to stand up and be heard! On Thursday, January 17 (Destin) and Tuesday, January 22 (St. Petersburg), the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council) is going out for scoping of public opinion of regional fisheries management.  … Read More