Keep Florida Fishing – Press Releases

Keep Florida Fishing Applauds Congressional Passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act
ASA Press Release, October 10, 2018

American Sportfishing Association Contributes to Florida’s Adopt-A-Snook Partnership for Red Tide Recovery
ASA Press Release, October 3, 2018

Sportfishing Industry Welcomes Release of Government Statistics on Contribution to U.S. Economy
ASA Press Release, September 20, 2018

Florida Hosts License-Free Saltwater Fishing Day on September 1
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, August 28, 2018

American Sportfishing Association, Keep Florida Fishing Host Florida U.S. Senate Candidate Forum at World’s Largest Sportfishing Trade Show
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, July 17, 2018

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill
ASA Press Release, July 11, 2018

Senate Appropriations Bills Address Numerous Sportfishing Industry Priorities
ASA Press Release, June 15, 2018

KFF Praises Congresswoman Bordallo and Florida’s congressional cosponsors for introducing the Coral Reef Conservation Reauthorization Act
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 8, 2018

ASA’s Keep Florida Fishing Funds Three Projects Through Shimano Contribution
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 5, 2018

DOI Announces Plan to Increase Recreational Fishing Opportunities
ASA Press Release, June 4, 2018

Keep Florida Fishing Encourages Anglers and Boaters to Participate in National Fishing and Boating Week on June 2-10, 2018
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 30, 2018

Keep Florida Fishing unveils “Fishing in the Keys” video to promote tourism
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 1, 2018

FishAmerica Foundation Awards Four Habitat Improvement Grants
ASA Press Release, April 30, 2018

NOAA Fisheries Grants Florida’s Request for Recreational Red Snapper Management
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 18, 2018

Department of Commerce Grants Gulf States’ Request for Recreational Red Snapper Management
ASA Press Release, April 18, 2018

Former Wright & McGill CEO Donn Schaible Passes
ASA Press Release, April 12, 2018

American Sportfishing Association’s Keep Florida Fishing funds three projects through Shimano, Inc. Contribution
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 10, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Invites Residents, Visitors to Participate in License-Free Fishing Days
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 2, 2018

Statement on the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) Reservoir Project
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, March 8, 2018

Recreational Fishing Organizations Oppose Longline Permit
ASA Press Release, March 6, 2018

Landmark Legislation to Benefit Saltwater Anglers Advances in U.S. House
ASA Press Release, December 13, 2017

Modern Fish Act Takes Major Step Toward Becoming Law
ASA Press Release, February 28, 2018

Outdoor Recreation Roundtable Welcomes Government Recognition of Industry as GDP Contributor
ASA Press Release, February 14, 2018

Gulf Council Advances Proposals for States to Manage Red Snapper
ASA Press Release, February 1, 2018

Congratulations to Winners of the FLW Lake Okeechobee Tournament
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, January 29, 2018

Navionics Launches Post-Irma Remapping Effort
Press Release, December 18, 2017

Sportfishing Industry Supports Florida’s Invasive Lionfish Removal Incentive Program
ASA Press Release, December 6, 2017

Sportfishing Industry Applauds Opening of South Atlantic Red Snapper Fishery
ASA Press Release, November 1, 2017

KFF Praises Announcement by National Marine Fisheries Service to Open Limited South Atlantic 2017 Red Snapper Season for Harvest
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, October 27, 2017

Sportfishing Industry Association’s Board of Directors Names New President
ASA Press Release, October 10, 2017

ASA and KFF Host 2017 Sportfishing Summit in Clearwater Beach
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, October 9, 2017

Sportfishing Industry Association President and CEO to Retire in March 2018
ASA Press Release, October 5, 2017

ASA and KFF Host 2017 Sportfishing Summit in Clearwater Beach
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, October 9, 2017

Industry-Led Effort Saves Thousands of Reef Fish
ASA Press Release, October 4, 2017

Angler Backed Billfish Conservation Act Passes U.S. Senate
ASA Press Release, October 3, 2017

South Atlantic Fishery Management Council Takes Action To Open 2017 and 2018 Red Snapper Seasons
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, September 26, 2017

Recreational Fishing Participation Increased Nearly 20 Percent Over the Past 10 Years
ASA Press Release, September 13, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Invites Anglers to Enjoy License-Free Saltwater Fishing on Saturday
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, August 28, 2017

Federal Funding Bill Includes Important Advances for Marine Fisheries
ASA Press Release, August 2, 2017

Sen. Cassidy, Rep.Graves and Colleagues Propose a Better Way to Manage Gulf Red Snapper
ASA Press Release, August 1, 2017

Recreation Leaders Ask Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to Help Grow Recreation Industry and Participation
ASA Press Release, July 28, 2017

B.A.S.S. Nation Chapters Keeping Waters Free of Old Soft Baits – Jackall Lures On Board to Assist with Their Efforts
ASA Press Release, July 27, 2017

Florida Senate President Joe Negron Highlights Importance of Florida’s Recreational Fishing Industry During ICAST
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, July 12, 2017

Industry Leaders and FWC Explore Opportunities to Expand Participation in Outdoor Activities Through the R3 Initiative
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, July 10, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Statement by Kellie Ralston, Florida Fishery Policy Director of the American Sportfishing Association, on Alleviation of High Water Levels in the Everglades
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 29, 2017

Trump Administration Delivers for Saltwater Recreational Anglers
ASA Press Release, June 28, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Congratulates Phil Dyskow and Chester Brewer on Their Appointments to Regional Fishery Management Councils
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 28, 2017

Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups Urge Congress to Increase Everglades Restoration Funding
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 26, 2017

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 14, 2017

Recreational Fishing and Boating Groups Urge Congress to Increase Everglades Restoration Funding
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 26, 2017

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 14, 2017

U.S. Department of Commerce Announces Extension of Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
ASA Press Release, June 14, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Statement on FWC’s Efforts to Extend Three-Day Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 9, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Statement on Governor Scott’s Proclamation to Expand Special Session to Include Funding for Herbert Hoover Dike Repairs
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 9, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Invites Anglers to Celebrate National Fishing and Boating Week on June 3-11
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 1, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Supports FWC in Request to Extend Three-Day Federal Gulf Red Snapper Season
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 31, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Announces Sponsorship of Lionfish Removal and Awareness Day on Saturday, May 20  
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 17, 2017

Governor Rick Scott Signs Lake Okeechobee Water Resources Legislation Into Law
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 9, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Thanks Florida Congressman Brian Mast for Introduction of Bill Expediting Everglades Restoration Projects
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 9, 2017

Florida Legislature Passes Major Everglades Restoration Bill
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, May 2, 2017

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Sets 2017 Recreational Gulf Red Snapper Season
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 20, 2017

Florida Congressman Brian Mast Announces Bill Addressing Toxic Algae Cleanup
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 20, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Statement on Gov. Rick Scott’s Request for $200 Million in State Funding to Help Fix Herbert Hoover Dike
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 18, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Praises Florida Senate for Everglades Restoration Efforts
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 12, 2017

Florida U.S. Rep. Daniel Webster Joins Effort to Reform Federal Saltwater Fisheries
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, April 6, 2017

Florida Hosts License-Free Freshwater Fishing This Weekend
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, March 27, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Meets with Congressional Leaders
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, March 17, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Thanks Governor Rick Scott for His Nominations to  Regional Fishery Management Councils
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, March 15, 2017

Senator Shelby Leads the Way for Better Gulf Red Snapper Data
ASA Press Release, March 14, 2017

Industry Releases Updated Economic Contributions of Recreational Fishing by U.S. Congressional Districts
ASA Press Release, February 21, 2017

Senators Weigh in on Billfish Conservation Act
ASA Press Release, February 17, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Statement on Everglades Tour by Sen. Bill Nelson and Sen. John Thune
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, February 6, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Thanks Governor Rick Scott, Senate President Joe Negron for Commitment to Everglades Restoration
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, February 1, 2017

Keep Florida Fishing Applauds Congressional Passage of Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, December 12, 2016

Congress Approves Major Water Projects Bill
ASA Press Release, December 12, 2016

Senate Passes Outdoor REC Act Which Goes for Presidential Signing
ASA Press Release, December 1, 2016

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission Extends Gulf Red Snapper Season into November
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, November 1, 2016

New Report Urges Modernization in Federal Fisheries Management
ASA Press Release, October 19, 2016

New NOAA Fisheries Guidelines Should Improve Federal Marine Fisheries Management
ASA Press Release, October 13, 2016

2016 Sportfishing Summit Brings Recreational Fishing Industry Leaders Together
ASA Press Release, October 11, 2016

American Sportfishing Association Contributes $10,000 to Support Florida Bay Stewardship Fund
ASA Press Release, September 30, 2016

American Sportfishing Association and Keep Florida Fishing® Congratulate U.S. House of Representatives for Passing Water Resources Development Act
ASA Press Release, September 29, 2016

Florida No License Day
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, August 26, 2016

Florida Governor Rick Scott Proclaims July as Keep Florida Fishing Month
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, July 19, 2016

Senators Nelson and Rubio Stand Up for Anglers and Boaters
ASA Press Release, June 29, 2016

House Natural Resource Committee Advances Solution for Gulf Red Snapper
ASA Press Release, June 16, 2016

Despite Strong Public Opposition, Our Florida Reefs Proceeds with Recommendations to Close 20-30 Percent of SE Florida’s Coral Reef Tract
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 8, 2016

Florida Governor Rick Scott Proclaims July as Keep Florida Fishing Month
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, July 19, 2016

Keep Florida Fishing, Industry Leaders Oppose Our Florida Reefs’ Recommendations to Close 20-30 Percent of SE Florida Coral Reef Tract
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, June 1, 2016

Governor Rick Scott Nominates Three Candidates to Fill the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s Open Seat
Keep Florida Fishing Press Release, March 15, 2016

Sportfishing Industry Encourages Long-Term Solutions for Everglades Restoration
ASA Press Release, February 18, 2016

Gulf Anglers Meet to Set Future Course on Red Snapper Management
ASA Press Release, January 19, 2016

Alabama Sen. Shelby Takes Action to Address Gulf Red Snapper Fishery Mismanagement
ASA Press Release, Dec. 16, 2015

Final Management Plan Released for Everglades National Park
ASA Press Release, September 1, 2015

Open Letter to the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council
ASA Press Release, August 13, 2015

Congressional Hearing Explores Impacts of Biscayne National Park Fishing Closure
ASA Press Release, August 3, 2015

Legislation Introduced to Preserve Fishing Access in Biscayne National Park
ASA Press Release, July 30, 2015

Alabama’s Sen. Shelby Takes Action to Address Mismanagement of Gulf Red Snapper Fishery
ASA Press Release, June 16, 2015

Public Locked Out of Biscayne National Park
ASA Press Release, June 5, 2015

New Report Demonstrates Potential Economic Gains from Reallocations
ASA Press Release, May 12, 2015

Gulf States Unveil Solution to Red Snapper Management
ASA Press Release, March 13, 2015

Sportfishing Industry Strongly Opposes Gulf Red Snapper Sector Separation
ASA Press Release, October 29, 2014