ASA Policy Watch Updates

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ASA Policy Watch Updates 1

ACE Reauthorization Gets Hearing in U.S. House of Representatives 

On Tuesday, July 9, the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Water, Wildlife and Fisheries will hear testimony on the America’s Conservation Enhancement (ACE) Reauthorization Act. The ACE Reauthorization Act is a priority legislation for ASA and the sportfishing industry and includes multiple provisions that will improve habitat and access for recreational anglers. Click the link below to watch the hearing live at 2:00 PM ET.  

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ASA Hosts Second Sustainability Toolkit Webinar

On June 25, we were joined again by Rick Crawford of Emerger Strategies for the second in a series of webinars to provide insights on sustainable business operations and answer questions about ASA’s Sustainability Toolkit. Rick walked through why and how any company can easily perform a sustainability assessment. Click below to watch the recording. 

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ASA President Joins Tackle Talk Podcast 

Glenn Hughes, President of the American Sportfishing Association, joined host Andrew Hayes on the Tackle Talk Podcast last week to talk about the state of the sportfishing industry, policy issues affecting fishing opportunities around the country, and a sneak peek at ICAST 2024. Click below to listen. 

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Michigan Advance: Whitmer Partners with Army Corps. and Illinois to Block Invasive Species from the Great Lakes 


NOAA Fisheries: From Overfished to Sustainable Harvests: Pacific Bluefin Tuna Rebound to New Highs 


Florida Sportsman: Atlantic Red Snapper Season: You Get One Day 


FWC: FWC Celebrates 25 Years Serving the People and Wildlife of Florida 

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