Industry leaders brief Congress on state of the boating industry


Boating Industry
February 8, 2016

Members of the Congressional Boating Caucus and their staff gathered this week for a briefing on the state of the nation’s recreational boating and fishing industries presented by several industry leaders. Thom Dammrich, president of the National Marine Manufacturers Association, opened the meetings,... Read more »

NMMA acquires American Sportfishing Association’s consumer shows

National Marine Manufacturers Association
October 12, 2015

CHICAGO – The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) and National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) announced today that NMMA has acquired the rights to ASA’s four consumer shows: the Chicagoland Fishing Travel & Outdoor Expo, the Greater Philadelphia Outdoor Sportshow, the World Fishing... Read more »

Making sense of the Magnuson-Stevens Act


By Tom Kaiser
June 9, 2014

Much has been made of the pending reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSA), which manages commercial and recreational saltwater fisheries in the United States. It’s a contentious bill that, recreational marine interests suggest, is too heavily weighted toward... Read more »