October 22, 2015
Graves on His Red Snapper Bill That Would Give States Management of Contentious Recreational Season
Guest blog by Rep. Garret Graves, Louisiana’s 6th District. Hunting and fishing is part of life in Louisiana—it’s woven into the fabric of who we are. “Sportsman’s Paradise” is...
June 24, 2014
Anglers, it’s time to show up
OK, OK, I did this before, but it bears repeating: Those of us who like sportfishing have been given an opportunity. So let’s not waste it. Not too long...
June 10, 2014
Little Fish, Big Impact
There has been a lot of news on the fishing-related websites and blogs recently about forage fish, primarily herring and menhaden. Truthfully, a complete discussion on forage would encompass...
April 29, 2014
Turn down the heat
Just before NOAA Fisheries’ Saltwater Recreational Fishing Summit that I wrote about recently, a court in Washington, D.C., issued a verdict in the lawsuit of Guindon (a commercial fisherman)...
April 17, 2014
A national recreational fishing policy
Well, it looks like the recreational fishing industry got an April Fools present. No, really, we did. It’s not a joke. NOAA Fisheries has committed to establishing a national...
April 11, 2014
For us humans to digest, first we must swallow
For recreational fishermen along the Gulf of Mexico, swallowing was a difficult task last week. The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council set out what is sure to be...
March 31, 2014
Red snapper battle lines in the “Sportsman’s Paradise”
You’d think that somebody living in Louisiana, the self-proclaimed “‘Sportsman’s Paradise,” would learn through the years that the word “sportsman” didn’t arrive in a dictionary because man was spearing...
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