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Help May Be on the Way for Florida Bay

From the Coastal Conservation Association, Florida Chapter: The South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) has proposed a plan which could bring near-term relief to Florida Bay. The District has applied for permits to make some rather minor changes to existing infrastructure in Miami-Dade County which, when complete, will provide additional clean fresh water to the […]

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Cassidy-Rubio Bill Will Safeguard State Fisheries Management Authority

A coalition of recreational fishing and boating organizations praised the introduction of a bill, S.2807, that will safeguard the role of state fisheries management agencies and help prevent unwarranted fishing closures like what recently occurred at Biscayne National Park. Led by Sens. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who chairs the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on […]

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CCA MD Supports Fishing License Bill

Seeking more bang for the fishing buck, Coastal Conservation Association Maryland (CCA MD) has endorsed Senate Bill 666 and House Bill 785, which would make recreational fishing licenses valid for a full calendar year from the date of purchase. Senator Gail Bates (R- District 9) and Delegate Robert Flanagan (R-District 9A) are lead sponsors of […]

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CCA Louisiana and Chevron team up for the 21st Annual STAR Tournament

CCA Louisiana and Chevron have teamed up for the longest and richest summer-long saltwater fishing tournament in Louisiana, making Chevron the title sponsor for the 21st Annual Statewide Tournament and Angler’s Rodeo (STAR). Competition begins the Saturday before Memorial Day, on May 23rd, and lasts 108 days until Labor Day, Monday, September 7, 2015. “We’re […]

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Louisiana Senate Passes Saltwater License Fee Increase

The Louisiana Senate passed HB 1082 this past Thursday. The House Bill, had been introduced in March by Republican Stuart J. Bishop and cosponsored by Democrat Eugene Reynolds, The Louisiana House approved the bill at the end of April.  All the bill requires now is the signature of Governor Bobby Jindal. The bill will raise […]

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