Recreational Fishing Symposium
Co-Sponsored by
March 24, 2015
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Warwick, RI

Goals of the Symposium
  • Evaluate how Ecosystem Management may help to provide abundant fish stocks for access by recreational fishers;

  • Look at how NOAA counts fish and how that could be enhanced to better manage recreational anglers and support stronger re-building of fish populations;

  • Discuss NOAA's current development of a "National Recreational Fishing Policy and Implementation Plan" impacts ecosystem based management and how it can influence the Reauthorization of the Magnuson Stevens Act; and

  • How to continue to build an Action Plan that works toward a secure future for Recreational Fishing, which the Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association can promote with its membership and partners.

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