3/26/13 – PEW Partners Up For Magnuson Fight

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RFA Warns Of Environmental Duplicity In New Bluefin Ploy After 6-1/2 years of heavy political pressure, a pair of national rallies, and promises by more than a dozen respected members of Congress, U.S. saltwater anglers are perplexed at the lack of legislative movement to protect sensible access to coastal fisheries.  Sadly, since the reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Act in … Read More

3/25/13 – RFA Asks Senate to Hold NOAA Accountable

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Letter Spotlights Government Failure To Meet Federal Data Deadline The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) has submitted official comments to Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK), Chairman of U.S. Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Oceans following an official hearing in Washington on March 20th at the urging of Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY). In their letter to Chairman Begich, RFA cited recent testimony given before … Read More

3/14/13 – RFA-NJ Members Fight For Drag Island

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Rallies Support For Land-Based Angler Access At Beesley’s Point The Drag Island Access Preservation Association (DIAPA) has recently been founded by several interested New Jersey residents and anglers, including longtime Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) member Bill Shillingford of Cape May County.  In a recent release by Shillingford and fellow DIAPA members George Bucci, Nick Verducci, and Pat Martin, DIAPA is … Read More