Across the country, preventing or limiting recreational anglers from accessing public fisheries resources is being touted as a new way to manage fish populations, undermining the achievements of proven fisheries management methods that focus on conservation and promote sustainable fishing.
As a result, the past 10 years have seen a dramatic increase in bans on recreational fishing that impact our nation’s 60 million anglers.
Please read more about the current threats to recreational fishing on nearly every ocean, lake, river or stream and take action to protect your right to fish our nation’s public waterways.
- Help the Recovery of Hurricane Sandy Victims
- Army Corps of Engineers Proposal Will Lock Anglers Out
- You Did It! Billfish Conservation Act signed into Law
- Budget Law Will Freeze Allocation of Sport Fish Restoration Funds
- Sportsmen’s Act of 2012 Runs Out of Congressional Time
- Improving Fisheries Habitat on a Grand Scale
- Improving Federal Marine Fisheries Management
- Managing Our Oceans and the Great Lakes
- Ethanol Damage to Motorboat Engines
- Efforts to Ban Lead in Fishing Tackle