1/29/2014 – 51st Annual Buccaneer Cup

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January 29, 2014 – When the going gets tough, the tough get going! The team of the Miss Annie, a 55’ Viking lead by Captain Randy Yates, made the most of two slick calm days of fishing during which the sailfish were not hard to find, but pretty reluctant to eat. Fishing live bait the team racked up 1,200 hard-earned … Read More

1/27/2014 – RFA Fishing Seminars At AC Boat Show

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The free fishing seminars at the Atlantic City Boat Show return for 2014, with a very special ‘striped bass’ line-up on Saturday, February 8th featuring world record holder Greg Myerson and his 81.88-pound mount, as well as the Diving Fisherman Mike Laptew of ‘Stripers Gone Wild’ fame. Produced by the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA), the week of fishing seminars covers … Read More

1/21/14 – RFA Urges Opposition To Sector Separation

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During the summer of 2012, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council (Gulf Council) heard from thousands of recreational fishermen in opposition sector separation mechanisms proposed under Reef Fish Amendment 39. Because of the sheer volume of public comments opposing this proposal to divide and conquer the recreational fishing community into smaller portions, the Gulf Council took no action to … Read More

1/6/2014 – Longliners & NMFS Join Fight Against Anglers

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NMFS/LONGLINE COALITION POISED TO DESTROY U.S. ROD & REEL BLUEFIN FISHERY January 6, 2014 – The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) has officially weighed in with the federal government on a plan which would hand over recreational quota of bluefin tuna to commercial longliners to make up for that sector’s large percentage of dead bluefin bycatch. Now, RFA is asking for … Read More