EPIRB 101

Todd Vorenkamp Boater safety

When disaster strikes, before you get into the water wearing your personal flotation device and survival suit, you definitely want to let the Coast Guard know where you are.  Last newsletter, we talked about the underrated usefulness of the Marine …

What’s Up With The MLPA??

Tim Klassen Marine Protected Areas

From the HASA 2010 Fall Newsletter By now most of you know that the MLPA is a state law that creates a series of “Marine Reserves” that would allow no take or limited take of marine resources like fish and …

Barotrauma

Casey Allen Groundfish

Fishermen are innovative people and for some, it is the best part of fishing. I know guys that spend 90 percent of their time messing with their gear and only 10 percent of their time actually fishing. So it is …

MLPA PROTEST

Casey Allen Marine Protected Areas

From the HASA 2010 Summer Newsletter July 7th was the MLPA Open House where the public could stop by and see what was happening in the process. Members of HASA and other concerned fishermen turned out to protest the MLPA …

MLPA

Tim Klassen Marine Protected Areas

From the HASA 2010 Spring Newsletter The Marine Life Protection Act, a law enacted to place a series of “Marine Reserves” along the California Coast continues to roll through the North Coast. If you are a member of HASA then …

MLPA Report for HASA

Jim Martin Marine Protected Areas

From the HASA 2009 Winter Newsletter 2010 brings us the prospect of a long, difficult struggle with the Governor’s MLPA Initiative. HASA has been playing a key role in representing the interests of recreational anglers in the region. Along with …