Recreational Fishing Community Applauds South Atlantic Descending Device Requirement Effective July 15

Alexandria, VA – June 15 , 2020 – On June 12, NOAA Fisheries issued the final rule requiring descending devices to be rigged and ready for use on board all vessels fishing for or possessing snapper-grouper species in South Atlantic federal waters. The rule will go into effect on July 15, 2020, for all commercial, for-hire and private… Continue reading Recreational Fishing Community Applauds South Atlantic Descending Device Requirement Effective July 15

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Moving to Save South Atlantic Red Snapper Fishery

Secretary Ross and recreational fishing and boating leaders meet at Maverick Boat Group facility Alexandria, VA – June 1, 2020 – U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross recently met with recreational fishing and boating industry leaders at Maverick Boat Group, Inc. in Fort Pierce, Fla., to discuss marine recreational fishing access and the importance of marine… Continue reading U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross Moving to Save South Atlantic Red Snapper Fishery