On the latest episode of the American Sportfishing Association’s Politics of Fish podcast, host Mike Leonard talks to David Sikorski, the Executive Director of Coastal Conservation Association Maryland and Legislative Proxy for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC). Sikorski discusses a recent striped bass management action and what the action means for the long-term regulatory stability and striped bass conservation.
The episode may be found here.
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The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is the sportfishing industry’s trade association committed to representing the interests of the sportfishing and boating industries as well as the entire sportfishing community. We give the industry and anglers a unified voice when emerging laws and policies could significantly affect sportfishing business or sportfishing itself. ASA invests in long-term ventures to ensure the industry will remain strong and prosperous, as well as safeguard and promote the enduring economic, conservation and social values of sportfishing in America. ASA also gives America’s 55 million anglers a voice in policy decisions that affect their ability to sustainably fish on our nation’s waterways through Keep America Fishing, our national angler advocacy campaign. America’s anglers generate nearly $50 billion in retail sales with a $125 billion impact on the nation’s economy creating employment for 800,000 people.