Center for Coastal Conservation voices support for Miami boat show

Boating Industry
December 7, 2015

The Center for Coastal Conservation lent its backing to the Miami International Boat Show Friday, urging its members to support the show as it moves to its new home at Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin. Center president Jeff Angers wrote in a blog post that industry supporters need to fight efforts... Read more »

Biscayne National Park fishing curtailed under new federal plan

Boating Industry
June 8, 2015

Under a new plan announced Friday, the National Park Service will limit fishing and boating in Biscayne National Park. That decision comes despite numerous objections to the plan raised by the recreational boating and fishing community. “America’s recreational fishing community is disheartened by... Read more »

Gulf states unveil solution to red snapper management


National Marine Manufacturer's Association
March 13, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The directors of the state fish and wildlife agencies from Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas announced an agreement for state-based management of Gulf of Mexico red snapper, which in recent years has experienced increasing privatization of this public resource and... Read more »

Making sense of the Magnuson-Stevens Act

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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 »