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

Commerce Secretary Sides with Recreational Fishermen in Menhaden Case

Industrial fishing giant strikes out twice as it breaks the rules in the Chesapeake Bay (Washington, D.C.)— U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today issued a decision cracking down on overfishing in the Chesapeake Bay and paving the way for better management of the menhaden fishery. Ross found the state of Virginia out of compliance after foreign-owned… Continue reading Commerce Secretary Sides with Recreational Fishermen in Menhaden Case