8/26/14 – ASMFC Striped Bass Hearings Under Way

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The official striped bass discussion begins on August 26th in Connecticut, with public hearings scheduled all along the Atlantic Coast! In October 2013, the Atlantic Striped Bass Management Board initiated an addendum to the Amendment 6 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Striped Bass to consider new biological reference points and management options to reduce fishing mortality to a … Read More

8/14/14 – Biloxi or Bust

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How far are you willing to go to protect your right to fish? On August 27, 2014, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will once again entertain a vote to divide the recreational fishing community into a ‘for-hire’ sector and a ‘private angler’ sector by divvying up the allotted recreational fishing quota.  The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) and many … Read More

8/1/14 – Divide & Conquer Scheme Returns to Gulf

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Twice in the past two years, members and supporters of the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) have successfully united coastwide opposition to sector separation at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council. While literally thousands of recreational fishermen responded to calls opposing the various sector separation mechanisms proposed under a multitude of versions since 2012, the Gulf Council is again entertaining … Read More