Fishing News


03/16/2020 - The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) announced its 2020 Tommy Gifford Award honorees in recognition of their significant contributions to recreational angling as captains, guides o...
03/10/2020 - At the recent South Atlantic Fishery Management Council meeting, NOAA Fisheries announced recreational anglers from North Carolina to Florida could have a three-day 2020 red snapper season but may end...
03/10/2020 - In recognition of their extraordinary contributions to recreational angling around the world, The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) today named five fishing greats to the 2020 class...
03/03/2020 - With strong bipartisan support, the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation that improves menhaden management in the Atlantic.

The bill, which is headed to Governor Northa...
02/26/2020 - The 17th Annual Sailfish Challenge was one for the history books in many ways. Fifty-five teams were treated to an amazing kick-off party hosted for the first time by “Oceanic”...
02/20/2020 - For the first time, stabilization is available for boats as small as 23 feet thanks to the latest Seakeeper stabilizer.

Seakeeper, the leader in marine stabilization, launched its newest, ...
02/19/2020 - The Billfish Foundation recently announced the award winners for the 2019 Tag and Release Competition. The following anglers/captains/mates were the best of the best in the billfishing world and their...
02/19/2020 - The International Game Fish Association (IGFA) recently announced that Bruce G. Pohlot, Ph.D. will join the organization as Conservation Manager, effective March 16, 2020.

Bruce comes...
02/07/2020 - The recreational fishing and boating community praised final action taken by NOAA Fisheries to implement state management for private anglers fishing for red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico.

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02/07/2020 - The organizers of the Blue Marlin Grand Championship, one of the cornerstone tournaments on the highly competitive Gulf of Mexico marlin circuit, have announced a new event that’s part throwback...