Science Takes Center Stage on Cape Cod

On Friday, May 17th, members of the saltwater angling community converged for a day of fisheries science, the latest research and thoughtful discussions about the future of our fisheries. ASGA hosted its second Fisheries Science Symposium in partnership with the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole. The day was structured

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Conservationist of the Year: Peter Jenkins

We’re incredibly proud to announce that ASGA Chairman Peter Jenkins has been named the 2024 Simms x Fly Fisherman Conservationist of the Year. “Jenks,” as many of you know him, brings a level of unmatched energy and creates a welcoming atmosphere that inspires countless individuals to get involved in conservation. Our Association would not

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Redfish, Menhaden, and Backroom Antics

After 35 years of stagnant regulations culminating in one compelling 7+ hour Commission meeting, we finally see a significant, proactive regulatory change for redfish in Louisiana. Header Photo Credit: Mad River Outfitters | Devin Fogle For anyone who hasn’t heard the incredible news yet, we won on historic turf. New

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Coastal Journey of False Albacore – Research Update

ASGA and New England Aquarium announce the latest findings in The Albie Project that point towards one connected coast for false albacore. First and foremost, ASGA would like to thank everyone who purchased Albie Project goods or donated directly to support our research efforts – and of course, our wonderful

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New App Partnership Furthers Data Collection with Mass DMF

The American Saltwater Guides Association Partners with GotOne to Further Data Collection in Ongoing Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries Study of Release Mortality of Striped Bass  Collaboration with the GotOne Mobile App Enables Anglers Everywhere to Contribute to Fishery Management Studies and Better Assess Population Distribution and Release Mortality  Washington,

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ASGA Press Release on MSA Reauthorization in House of Representatives.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For more information: August 2, 2021 Willy Goldsmith – Tony Friedrich – American Saltwater Guides Association Commends Congressman Huffman for Introducing the Sustaining America’s Fisheries for the Future Act Highlights Success of the Magnuson-Stevens Act and the Importance of Strong Fisheries Management at the Federal

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Photo courtesy of Matt Rissell

New Report Puts Improving Recreational Data in the Spotlight

By Will Poston, Fisheries Policy Consultant A Congressionally mandated, 200-plus page study that mentions “red snapper” 297 times could only come from one piece of legislation: The Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018, or “Modern Fish Act” for short. This legislation was fueled in part by growing frustration among

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LAST CHANCE TO BE HEARD: LETTER SIGN-ON DEADLINE MONDAY, JULY 27 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2020 For more information:  Tony Friedrich: Willy Goldsmith: American Saltwater Guides Association Releases Video Urging Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission to Adopt Use of Ecological Reference Points in Menhaden Management Individuals From

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