National Saltwater Recreational Fisheries Policy
New national policy recognizes the value of—and gives a voice to—America’s saltwater recreational anglers. Read More . . .
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 . . .
|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|