Recreational Fisheries Policy Implementation Plan
NOAA Fisheries has a new plan for the path towards sustainable, high quality recreational fisheries. Read More . . .
Regional Rec Fisheries Implementation Plans
NOAA Fisheries releases updated recreational fishing implementation plans that outline regional activities to improve saltwater recreational fishing in 2016-2017. Read More . . .
National Artificial Reef Workshop Summary
NOAA Fisheries and the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission held an artificial reef (AR) workshop where participants shared lessons learned, discussed opportunities and challenges, and considered the potential future direction of ARs in U.S. waters. Read More . . .
|Recreational Fisheries Initiative||
|In 2009, NOAA embarked on an initiative to strengthen our partnership with the saltwater recreational fishing community through actions. Most recently, we have released a National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy and Implementation Plan. > read more|
|Data and Science|
|At NOAA, we use science to guide our policies and management. Learn how we collaborate with others on data collection and explore data on recreational fishing catch, effort, and economics. > read more|
|Resources for Fishermen|
|From making sure you have all the right fishing permits to getting an updated weather forecast, explore information and resources that will help you plan an enjoyable fishing trip. > read more|
|Recreational Fisheries Management|
|NOAA is responsible for management, conservation, and protection of living marine resources. Learn more about how decisions that impact fishing are made and enforced. > read more|