RFA: EPA denies petition seeking ban on lead fishing tackle

Source: Recreational Fishing Alliance EPA DENIES PETITION SEEKING BAN ON LEAD FISHING TACKLE RFA Members Successfully Weigh-In on Heavy-Metal Issue (11/4/2010) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has denied a petition calling for a ban on the manufacture, use and processing … Read More

FWC Clarifies: Catch and release fishing still allowed for snook, bonefish and tarpon

For immediate release: January 17, 2010 Contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554 Catch and release fishing still allowed for snook, bonefish and tarpon While the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) recently issued an executive order on Jan. 15, which temporarily … Read More

FWC responds to widespread cold-weather saltwater fish kills

For immediate release: January 15, 2010 Contact: Lee Schlesinger, 850-487-0554 FWC responds to widespread cold-weather saltwater fish kills The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) has issued executive orders to protect Florida’s snook, bonefish and tarpon fisheries from further … Read More

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