Recompression Helps Rockfish Survive Barotrauma
Check out this entertaining video that shows how you can release bloated rockfish to give them a chance at survival. Find out why a rockfish gets barotrauma, how to use a variety of recompression devices, and how to rap about it! Read More . . .
New Survey Identifies What Anglers Care Most About
What matters most to saltwater recreational anglers? Results from a new NOAA Fisheries survey aim to begin answering that question. Read More . . .
2014 Recreational Saltwater Fishing Summit
Save the date for the 2014 Recreational Saltwater Fishing Summit, April 1-2, 2014. Read More . . .
|Recreational Fisheries Initiative|
|In 2009, NOAA embarked on an initiative to strengthen our partnership with the saltwater recreational fishing community. We committed to listening to anglers and following through on commitments, which culminated in National and Regional Action Agendas. > 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|