Enter to Win a 22′ Contender!

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 2015 Contender 22 Sport complete with Ice-Blue hull, deluxe T-Top, leaning post and custom RFA logo embroidered cushion package. Powered by a Yamaha F300 (300-HP) Outboard and riding on an AmeraTrail Custom Aluminum Trailer valued at over $85,000.  Drawing to be held February 20, 2016. Tickets can be purchased online through the following link Order Online or, Contact the RFA … Read More

ALASKA FISHING TRIP OF A LIFETIME

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Set your sites on America’s last great wilderness frontier because the destination for the Fishing Trip of a Lifetime is Alaska! Thanks to RFA member Theresa Weiser, the owner and operator of Alaska Premier Charters, Inc., the winner and a guest will be going to the beautiful Wild Strawberry Lodge in Sitka, Alaska where they will experience world-class fishing for halibut … Read More

2/19/2015 – RFA-CT Chapter Meeting

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JOIN RFA-CONNETICUT CHAPTER ON FEBRUARY 19 New Haven Meeting To Include Speakers & Food  On Thursday evening, February 19, come out to the inaugural meeting of the newly formed Connecticut chapter of the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA-CT) being held at the Pequonnock Yacht Club to learn about issues important to you and how you can get involved. Hosted by RFA-CT, the evening’s … Read More

2/3/15 – RFA Fishing Seminars At 2015 Atlantic City Boat Show

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The Atlantic City Boat Show, presented by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), returns to the Atlantic City Convention Center this week, opening Wednesday, February 4th at 11 a.m.  Hours are Wednesday through Friday from 11-8, Saturday from 10-8, and Sunday from 10-5. Show tickets are $15 each, though you can save $3 when you visit www.rfa.tvsdev.com and click on the … Read More

1/15/15 – RFA Fishing Seminars At 2015 New York Boat Show

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The New York Boat Show, presented by the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA), returns to the Javits Center in Manhattan from January 21st through the 25th.  Once again, the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) has put together a full line-up of informative fishing seminars covering topics including electronics, Hudson and East River striped bass, Jamaica Bay sportfishing, NY Bight pelagics and … Read More

1/14/15 – FISH THE BUC & SUPPORT RFA

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Florida’s premiere sailfish tournament, the Buccaneer Cup, is only days away, but you can still enter online at Buccaneer Cup.com or at the Captain’s Meeting at 4 PM January 22, 2015 at the Buccaneer Marina and Restaurant. The entry fee gets you into the running for $10,000 in cash prizes and includes six tickets to the captains meeting/party and the … Read More

1/7/2015 – RFA-Panhandle Event on January 23, 2015

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Come join the Recreational Fishing Alliance’s Panhandle chapter (RFA-Panhandle) and help spread the word about your right to fish in the Gulf of Mexico! WHEN:          Friday, January 23rd, 2015 at 6 pm CST WHERE:       El Governor Hotel – HWY 98 Mexico Beach, FL (www.elgovernormotel.net) * Special $60 rate for all attendees (all rooms have a Gulf front view!)  This is … Read More

11/18/14 – New England Council To Vote On Recreational Closures

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On November 25th, the New England Fisheries Management Council (Council) will hold a public hearing from 6-8 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Plymouth, Massachusetts to review a proposal to close down a 55-square-mile area of Stellwagen Bank to recreational anglers.  The Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA) is encouraging saltwater anglers and recreational fishing and boating industry leaders to attend the … Read More

10/31/14 – Recreational Fishing Alliance ‘2014 Voters Guide’

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I FISH, I VOTE These are important mid-term elections coming up on Tuesday, November 4th – all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives and 33 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate are being contested.  At the Recreational Fishing Alliance (RFA), we are not getting involved in every single race – but instead, we are … Read More

10/30/14 – Sector Separation Moves Forward Despite Heavy Opposition

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President Obama has made it very clear that his “policies are on the ballot” in Tuesday’s election – coastal fishermen should understand by now that some of those policies include blanket marine reserves, privatized fish stock, catch shares, and sector separation. Despite heavy opposition from individual saltwater anglers, local tackle shops, marinas, most of the for-hire sector captains in the … Read More