National Fishing and Boating Week takes place June 6-13, 2020 and highlights the importance of recreational boating and fishing in our nation. National Fishing and Boating Week occurs each year during the first full week of June. Take a look at the features below to learn more about recreational fishing across the country.
Progress on Efforts to Engage Recreational Anglers and Restore Habitat
In 2019, NOAA funded three projects to restore coastal habitat and enhance recreational fisheries engagement in North Carolina, South Carolina, and Alaska. One year later, we’re checking in on how the projects are benefiting coastal habitats, communities, and economies.
Agency Approach to Saltwater Recreational Fishing Has Changed, Progressed through Partnership
Russ Dunn, National Policy Advisor for Recreational Fisheries, discusses how over the past 10 years NOAA Fisheries has made important progress in partnership with the recreational fishing community. We will continue to support sustainable saltwater recreational fishing now and years into the future for the benefit of the nation.
#NOAAsFavoriteCatch photo contest is open to the millions of saltwater recreational anglers across the country. The winning submission will receive a weekend of guided fishing in the Florida Keys sponsored by Bonnier Corporation (lodging included).