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50 Years: Celebrating the History of the Southeast Region Headboat Survey

Looking back at the history of the Southeast Region Headboat Survey as we celebrate its 50th anniversary.
December 13, 2022 - Feature Story ,
A boat's catch is hung along the side of the vessel while people on the dock look at the fish. The catch from a headboat during the early days of the survey. Credit: NOAA Fisheries

Recreational Fishing: Policy and Partnerships

Recreational fishing is a key part of the social and economic fabric of our coastal communities. Explore how policy and partnership are working to ensure U.S. recreational fishing remains vibrant and sustainable for the future.
November 17, 2022 - Podcast ,
Woman holds a red drum while sitting in a blue kayak on the water Woman holds a red drum while sitting in a kayak on the water. Credit: Sandra Lewis.

Ask MRIP: Answering Your Questions About For-Hire Data

NOAA Fisheries' Marine Recreational Information Program responds to questions about collecting fishing data from for-hire captains and their clients.
November 08, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Five recreational anglers fishing on a boat Credit: Tom Migdalski

NOAA Fisheries, Partners Publish Timeline to Support Federal Use of Gulf State Data

The Transition Plan for Gulf State Recreational Fishing Surveys outlines a multi-year approach to incorporate Gulf state recreational fishing data into the federal stock assessment and management process.
October 19, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Rec anglers holding red snapper State, regional, and federal scientists are working closely to establish a coordinated, consistent approach in the use of state fisheries statistics, and improve the state and federal surveys in the region.

NOAA Enlists Hawaiʻi Fishermen for Mahimahi Diet Study

New program will collaborate with fishermen to help reveal what these open-ocean predators are eating. Fishermen can receive financial rewards for participating in the program.
September 20, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Close-up of a mahimahi head. Mahimahi are fun to catch and quite acrobatic. Plus, they are great to eat! Credit: NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries Invites Comments to Update Recreational Fisheries Policy

Comments will be accepted through December 31, 2022, in the online portal as well as during webinars and in-person meetings.
Fishermen catching white marlin off boat White marlin. Photo courtesy of Mike Winn.

Actions to Address Findings of the 2022 National Recreational Fisheries Summit

NOAA Fisheries is undertaking an extensive public review of the 2015 National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy and many other projects to address input received at the 2022 National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Summit.
July 14, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Woman in red shirt holding caught cobia, with water in the background. Rosemary White with a cobia. Credit: Daryn White.

National Fishing and Boating Week 2022

Join us in celebrating our nation's love for fishing and boating during National Fishing and Boating Week. All year round, marine recreational fishing is a cherished American pastime and draws millions of anglers to support our coastal communities.
June 05, 2022 - Feature Story ,
Graphic of people fishing off a boat, with a woman angler catching a marlin who is jumping out of the water

NOAA Fisheries Celebrates National Fishing and Boating Week 2022

Join us in celebrating the many ways we collaborate with and support the fishing community.
June 05, 2022 - Leadership Message ,
Mahi on line Mahi. Photo courtesy of J. John Simione.