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Industry stakeholders oppose proposed Gulf of Mexico speed restrictions

NMMA National Marine Manufacturers Association

Last week, the leading organizations representing recreational fishing and boating in the United States urged the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to reject a petition to establish a year-round 10-knot (11 mph) vessel speed limit and other vessel-related measures in the Rice’s whale “core” habitat area in the Gulf of Mexico. The petitioners are asking NOAA to use their ...

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Center for Sportfishing Policy announces new board members, honors former chairman

This week, the Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP) Board of Directors hosted its annual meeting where the organization honored its past Chairman Bob Hayes and elected new board members. CSP honored Hayes with the Eddie Smith Manufacturer of the Year Award for his dedication to the recreational fishing and boating industry and his commitment to angler access and marine conservation. “Bob ...

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Thom Dammrich takes the helm of CSP Board of Directors

The Center for Sportfishing Policy (CSP), the nation’s leading advocate for saltwater recreational anglers, announced its new chairman of the board of directors, Dr. Thom Dammrich. Dammrich was elected to succeed Robert “Bob” Hayes in the leadership role at CSP’s fall board meeting on Thursday, December 3. The board also elected Dave Pfeiffer, president of Shimano North America Fishing, to lead ...

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