What is the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA)?

TJ CheekUncategorized

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Maybe you’ve never heard of the RFA. We aren’t the most vocal or flashy organization. We don’t have an office full of teenagers managing our social media accounts and reposting well composed hero shots from other anglers. We don’t have the sexiest stickers, hats, or t-shirts and we don’t have extravagant fundraiser banquets where we feed you booze and attempt … Read More

11/21/2013 – NY Saltwater Anglers for Zeldin Event

John DepersenaireUncategorized

November 21, 2013 – The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) is a registered non-profit organization, a federally recognized 501(c)(4) legally able to lobby on behalf of our mission, and permitted to engage in political campaign activity.  Established in 1996 to give a national voice for saltwater anglers, RFA is actively engaged in the political process in defense of our stated mission “To … Read More


John DepersenaireUncategorized

In the next installment of the popular “Fishing Trip of a Lifetime” fundraiser, set your sites on America’s last wilderness frontier, Alaska! Thanks to RFA member Theresa Weiser, the owner and operator of Alaska Premier Charters, Inc., the winner and guest will be going to the beautiful Wild Strawberry Lodge in Sitka, Alaska to experience world-class fishing for halibut and … Read More

RFA-CT Scup & Black Sea Bass Shoot Out!

John DepersenaireUncategorized

Register Now for the RFA-CT Scup & Black Sea Bass Shoot Out! When:  October 10rd – November 1st Entry Fee:  $10 per angler Waters Open to the Event: Long Island Sound & Fishers Island Sound


John DepersenaireUncategorized

Recreational Fishing Alliance CT Chapter 4th of July Fluke Tournament Celebrate the return of summer time fishing and the birth of our nation with the recently formed RFA CT Chapter. The goal of this tournament is to promote fishing in the coastal waters of CT, Rhode Island and New York, to promote family fishing events and increase youth participation in … Read More

Striped Bass American Heritage Act

John DepersenaireUncategorized

Support Atlantic Striped Bass as the National Fish Striped bass have formed the basis of one of the most important fisheries and natural resources on the Atlantic coast for centuries.  After a near collapse of the fishery, the stock has been rebuilt to sustainable levels through the hardship and dedication of recreational fishermen, improvements to habitat and water quality, and proper management.  … Read More