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Fishing Rods and Reels

Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed without objection H.R. 5126, the Direct Enhancement of Snapper Conservation and the Economy through Novel Devices Act of 2020 (DESCEND Act). The bill requires recreational (including charter boats) and commercial fishermen to have on board a venting tool or descending device that is rigged and ready for use while fishing for reef fish in Gulf of Mexico federal waters. The recreational fishing and boating community strongly supports the DESCEND Act, led by Congressmen Garret…

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Angler Korey Sprengel Holds Big Check

We Fish ASA episode #214 features an interview with walleye champion Korey Sprengel. The Beaver Dam, Wisconsin angler is fresh off a big victory in the inaugural 2020 Cabela’s National Walleye Tour event on Lake Michigan out of Oconto, Wi. Korey Sprengel again proves to be a force to be reckoned with in the walleye world. He visits the We Fish ASA podcast to explain what he did to claim his huge victory and offer some other great tips for…

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ICAST 2020 Logo

Buyers, media, exhibitors and other representatives from the global sportfishing industry brought ICAST 2020 Online to life from July 13-17, during recreational fishing’s first-ever virtual trade show. For the first time, with the online venue, the angling public also had the opportunity to participate in the trade show. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic ICAST, the world’s largest recreational fishing trade show, transitioned from an Orlando-based, in-person show to a virtual event with ICAST 2020 Online. The American Sportfishing Association (ASA), the show’s…

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ICAST Trophies

Top honors in the ICAST 2020 Online New Product Showcase goes to Johnson Outdoors Watercraft for their Old Town Sportsman Autopilot. The innovative watercraft was selected from the 30 Best of Category winners to take home the Best of Show award. The product took top honors in the Boats and Watercraft category. The New Product Showcase, sponsored by Fishing Tackle Retailer/Decode, features the latest innovations in gear, accessories, apparel, watercraft and other products that enhance the on-the-water experience. The Best…

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Senate

Both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives have recently acted on legislation to reauthorize the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund (SFRBTF). The SFRBTF, which is funded in part by the federal excise tax on fishing equipment paid by the sportfishing industry, funds state-based programs for sportfish conservation and habitat restoration, infrastructure for boating access and education for anglers and boaters. Yesterday, the Sport Fish Restoration and Recreational Boating Safety Act of 2020 was introduced in the U.S.…

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