FishSmart is a program for the sportfishing community. Whether you are an angler, a business or a conservation organization, FishSmart will help you improve the sport of fishing for the future. Working with fisheries management bodies at the state and federal levels, FishSmart focuses on three main areas.
- Communications – talking with anglers about the benefits of improving the survival of released fish through Best Practices.
- Research – identifying current and needed research to improve the survival of released fish.
- Partnerships – building strong connections between the recreational fishing community, fisheries management bodies, and non-profit websites conservation organizations to create sustainable sport fishing opportunities.