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2011 Tournament Organizers Encouraged To Support America's "Right to Fish"
Oceanographers said that billfish have preferred habitats, and if you can understand them scientifically, then you catch more.
Little by little more countries are realizing the many advantages and economic returns of sportfishing tourism for their countries.
Below is an “opinion/letter to the editor” by two of Panama’s high ranking ministers regarding an upcoming socio-economic study on sportfishing tourism in the Central American nation. It was written by Dr. Ruben Berrocal, Panama's National Secretary of SENACYT (science, technology and innovation), and Salomon Shamah, the Minister of Tourism.
3/18/2011 - An 805-pound catch has set a new North Carolina state record for bluefin tuna.
Saltwater License Repeal Effort Goes Into Weekend Overdrive
NOAA's Fisheries Service today announced that it will propose increasing the spiny dogfish quota to 20 million pounds for 2011. The new quota would be a 33 percent increase over the 2010 catch limit of 15 million pounds.
New RFA-FL Leadership Ups Ante In Effort To Protect Red Snapper Fishery
NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced it is implementing the regulatory recommendations of the International Pacific Halibut Commission (IPHC) due to concerns over declining halibut stocks. These regulations include limiting the maximum size of a halibut caught by charter anglers in southeastern Alaska to 37 inches, and retaining the one-fish-per-person-per-day rule that began in 2009.
A new emergency increase to the butterfish fishing limit will enable squid fishermen off the northeast, who often catch butterfish unintentionally while fishing for squid, to continue working, while still protecting the butterfish stock.
Anglers applaud decision to terminate catch share development in Amendment 21