KAF Top News

Modern Fish Act Offers Hope
By Mike Leonard, Sport Fishing Magazine, July 23, 2018

Modern Fish Act clears major hurdle
By Ed Killer, TCPalm, March 3, 2018

Lawmakers want Asian carp study within a year
By Melissa Nann Burke, The Detroit News, February 12, 2018

Shimano Supports CCA with $50K Conservation Grants
Outdoor Wire, February 7, 2018

Red Snapper – Chefs push half-baked fisheries agenda
By David Cresson, HoumaToday.com, February 2, 2018

More than one way to manage the nation’s fisheries
By John Brownlee, Washington Examiner, Jan 22, 2018

St. Louis County and wildlife biologists launch assault on Asian carp
By Eli Chen, St. Louis Public Radio, January 15, 2018

Feds certify LA Creel survey design
By Patrick Bonin, Louisiana Sportsman, January 2, 2018

Protecting recreational fishing in our oceans means promoting the Illinois economy
By Alex Holtschulte, The State Journal-Register, December 1, 2017

Fourth Graders Eligible for Free Christmas Trees on National Forests
U.S. Forest Service, November 17, 2017

Atlantic States’ Vote on Management of Critical Forage Fish Opens Door for Better Study
By Jennifer Byerly, Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, November 14, 2017

NOVA Halts Longline Research
The Billfish Foundation, September 27, 2017

Ed Killer: Red snapper changes a good sign
By Ed Killer, TC Palm, August 26, 2017

Alaska Hearing Highlights Federal Management Needs for Recreational Fishing
By Chris Woodward, Sport Fishing Magazine, August 23, 2017

Federal decision threatens swordfish, baffles conservationists
By Jeff Angers, Florida Today, August 23, 2017

Federal Decision to Allow Longline Fishing Threatens Atlantic Swordfish
By Ellen Peel, Sport Fishing Magazine, August 15, 2017

U.S. Senate Takes Up Fisheries Reform
By Jim Hutchinson, Jr., The Fisherman, July 30, 2017

Time to Update Fisheries Management
By Mike Leonard, Sport Fishing Magazine, July 26, 2017

Recreational Snapper Anglers Get Additional Days
By David Ranier, Outdoor Alabama, June 26, 2017

Federal Red Snapper Season Extends Through Labor Day
By Devin Golden, Sport Fishing Magazine, June 14, 2017

Louisiana Legislature votes overwhelmingly against LDWF’s red snapper pilot program
By Patrick Bonin, LouisianaSportsman.com, June 2, 2017

Improved Accountability in Fishing Conservation
By Rip Cunningham, Salt Water Sportsman, June 2, 2017

Louisiana’s New Red Snapper Catch-Share Program
By Doug Olander, Sport Fishing Magazine, May 27, 2017

Snapper Fishing Takes a Hit With Super-Short Season
By David A. Brown, Outdoor Life, May 8, 2017

Florida Senators Call For Federal Government To Extend Red Snapper Season
WKRG.com, May 4, 2017

Gulf Scandal Looms for South Atlantic
By Jeff Angers, Sport Fishing Magazine, February 23, 2017

Spread of lionfish in Gulf of Mexico is threat to reef fisheries
By Nova Southeastern University, Science Daily, February 14, 2017

Gov. Brown to Fish and Wildlife Commission: “Not acceptable”
By Bill Monroe, The Oregonian/OregonLive, February 9, 2017

Study: Grass carp have invaded 3 of the Great Lakes
By Associated Press, Outdoor News, January 30, 2017

A Better Way to Manage Gulf Red Snapper
By Doug Olander, Sport Fishing Magazine, January 29, 2017

FLW Foundation Partners with Keep America Fishing to Launch Pitch It Recycling Campaign
By FLW Communications, FLWFishing.com, January 26, 2017

Obama’s 11th hour edict labeled anti-fishing
Bassmaster.com, January 21, 2017

Reports Raises Questions of How Recreational Fishing Is Managed
By Mike Leonard, Sport Fishing Magazine, January 12, 2017

Bipartisan win for conservation could be highlight of Lame Duck season
By Jeff Crane and Whit Fosburgh, The Hill, November 30, 2016

Outdoor Industry Gets Political Win With REC Passage
By Paddy O’Connell, Gear Junkie, November 30, 2016

Recreational fishermen push for pots off reefs
By Dan Radel, Asbury Park Press, November 18, 2016

Got brook trout? Then you’ve also got a healthy stream
By Kathy Reshetiloff, Bay Journal, November 2, 2016

FWC reminds Floridians of extended Gulf red snapper season in November
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission News Release, November 2, 2016

NOAA: Red snapper data can’t be shared with states
By Patrick Bonin, Louisiana Sportsman, October 11, 2016

Montana: Entire Yellowstone River Now Reopened to Fishing
NBC Montana, September 22, 2016

Senate approves $1.9 billion for Everglades projects
By Dan Sweeney, Sun Sentinel, September 15, 2016

California’s native salmon struggling in 5th year of drought
CBS News, September 4, 2016

Delta Bass Dodge a Bullet: California Bass Safe For Now
By David A. Brown, Outdoor Life, August 29, 2016

Proposal to Eradicate California’s Bass Population Withdrawn
ASA Press Release, August 24, 2016

Classic Roundtable calls for separate saltwater sportfishing regulations
By Elizabeth Earl, Peninsula Clarion, August 20, 2016

The Science Suggests a Marine Reserve Zone Won’t Save Biscayne’s Reefs
By Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Miami’s Community Newspapers, August 11, 2016

President-Designate Negron Announces Plans for Major Water Storage Expansion
Senator Joe Negron, District 32 – Press Release, August 9, 2016

Bass anglers urged to fight anti-bass movement in California
Bassmaster.com, August 4, 2016

Groups criticize NOAA policy on fisheries allocation
Trade Only Today, August 3, 2016

ASA represents the interests of fishermen
By Steve Sarley, Northwest Herald, August 3, 2016

Gov. Scott calls for more emergency pumping into Everglades
By Andy Reid, Sun Sentinel, July 7, 2016

How toxic green slime caused a state of emergency in Florida
By Hannah Schwab and Tyler Treadway, USA Today, July 4, 2016

2 Florida Counties Added to Algae Bloom Emergency; Government Reducing Water Releases From Lake Okeechobee
By Eric Chaney, Weather.com, July 2, 2016

Army Corps of Engineers battles ‘guacamole-thick’ Florida algae
By Rob Verger, Fox Science, July 1, 2016

Corps to reduce flows from Lake Okeechobee
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, June 30, 2016

Sen. Marco Rubio calls for inspector general to review controversial red snapper regulations
By Christopher Hong, Jacksonville.com, June 27, 2016

Governor Scott Requests Extension of Recreational Red Snapper Season Following Tropical Storm Colin
Press Release, June 8, 2016

Red Snapper — Allow Reallocation Among Fishermen
By Doug Olander, Sport Fishing, June 5, 2016

Fishermen worry proposals to protect South Florida’s reefs could impact fishing
WPTV-CBS 5, West Palm Beach, June 1, 2016

Feds say no red snapper for 2016
By Ed Killer, TCPalm, May 19, 2016

Salmon, facing trouble in streams, catch a ride to the Pacific
By Peter Fimrite, SFGate, May 18, 2016

The Great Gulf Red Snapper Train Wreck
By Dr. Bob Shipp, Sport Fishing, February 29, 2016

The greatest story never told
By Mike Nussman, The Hill, November 20, 2015

Obama Administration Eyeing “Marine Monument” in New England
By OTW Staff, On The Water, September 10, 2015

“Pitch It” to Save Fish and Wildlife
By Bob Wattendorf, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s “Fish Busters’ Bulletin, September 04, 2015

Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Conservation Package Introduced in the House
Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership, Jul. 23, 2015

Letter: It’s time to resolve the conflicts over national red snapper fishing rules
By Mark Mathews, The Advocate, June 5, 2015

Let families fish, and not just this weekend
By Jeff Angers, The Hill, June 05, 2015

ABC 2015: Bill Shedd receives Eddie Smith award
By Chris Landry, Trade Only Today, May 13th, 2015

How Fishing Makes You A Better Person (According To Science)
By Abigail Wise, Huffington Post, September 6, 2014