Category: RISAA

Concern Regarding Potential Menhaden Regulation Changes

The Board of Directors of Rhode Island Saltwater Anglers Association (RISAA) is concerned by a recent recommendation made by the Rhode Island Marine Fisheries Council regarding potential changes to state Menhaden regulations. During its April 3, 2023 meeting, the council voted to recommend a modification to Marine Fisheries regulations that would allow commercial fishing vessels to harvest 50,000 lbs of Menhaden per week in the Menhaden Management Area (MMA), regardless of whether the MMA is open based on biomass estimates.

RISAA and why fish clubs still matter

In today‚Äôs day and age of ever-competing time challenges and the dominance of social media, why do fishing clubs and RISAA still matter? Originally, fishing clubs were ever-present in coastal…
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A look back, a look ahead

The New Year has arrived, and that brings with it time for us to reflect on the season that was and the season to come. Hopefully, each of us had…
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Minutes – November 28, 2021

Board of Directors minutes for the November 28th meeting.