Tag: ASA

MRAA, ASA Partner to Launch Education Hub within MRAATraining.com

ORLANDO, July 23 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) and the American Sportfishing Association (ASA) announced a partnership to create an Education Hub for ASA member organizations. Unveiled at ASA’s International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) show in Orlando, Fla., the new custom training hub will be housed within MRAA’s Learning […]

House Passes Historic Bipartisan Outdoor Recreation Package, Eyes on Senate for Swift Action

WASHINGTON, D.C., April 15, 2024 — In a landmark bipartisan achievement, the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the Expanding Public Lands Outdoor Recreation Experiences (EXPLORE) Act. This critical step demonstrates the powerful momentum Outdoor Recreation Roundtable (ORR) members and industry partners have helped generate in promoting policies that expand access and transform outdoor recreation […]

Recreational Fishing and Boating Community Opposes Vessel Speed Restrictions in the Gulf of Mexico

• Collaboration Needed in Conserving Rice’s Whales  WASHINGTON, D.C. July 18, 2023 – The Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and other leading organizations representing the recreational fishing and boating industry urged the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to reject a petition to establish a year-round 10-knot (11 mph) vessel speed limit and other […]

Proposed Vessel Speed Rule Will Hamper Recreation, Do Little for Right Whale

• Recreational boating and fishing community submit comment, ask NOAA to pause rule WASHINGTON, D.C., October 7, 2022 — Monday, the Marine Retailers Association of the Americas and other leading organizations representing recreational fishing and boating in the United States urged the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to pause its proposed North Atlantic Right Whale […]