Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act (S. 1520 – Modern Fish Act) updates America's primary fishing law, the Magnuson Stevens Act (MSA), through important changes to federal saltwater fishing regulations, including key provisions supported by a broad coalition of recreational fishing and boating organizations. The Modern Fish Act will:
Unfortunately, the existing legislation in MSA does not adequately differentiate between commercial and recreational fishing. The Modern Fish Act would correct this problem and provide a set of management tools better suited for recreational fishing.
Please use the letter form below to urge Alaska's U.S. Senators to support the Modern Fish Act.