Angler Activism--- who to contact and how to do it to protect fishing

Be an Activist


Congressional Sportsmen's Foundation.

This organization works with the federal Congressional Sportsmen's Caucus to promote fishing and hunting. The site also provides a directory of members in state caucuses.

Coastal Conservation Association.

A great non-profit that looks out for angler interests in marine waters.

Center for Coastal Conservation.

Membership organization that works to promote good stewardship and conservation of marine resources.


This organization has been a leader in conservation of fresh-water resources since it was founded by Ray Scott in 1967. Its Federation Nation arm looks out for angler interests at the grassroots level.


Contact your representative in the U.S. House of Representatives

Contact your senator in the U.S. Senate

National Invasive Species Informaton Center

Good place to learn more about invasives of all kinds, with a special emphasis on aquatic species such as Asian carp.

Invasive Species Action Network

Recycled Fish

Recycled Fish is the national non-profit organization of "anglers living a Lifestyle of Stewardship both on and off the water, because Our Lifestyle Runs Downstream." Join and make a difference.

Recreational Fishing Alliance

The Recreational Fishing Alliance is a national, grassroots political action organization, representing recreational fishermen and the recreational fishing industry on marine fisheries issues. The RFA mission is to safeguard the rights of saltwater anglers, protect marine, boat and tackle industry jobs, and ensure the long-term sustainability of our Nation's saltwater fisheries.

Helping to enhance and protect fishing opportunities.

.Angler activism is critical if we are to protect the future of recreational fishing. Threat include loss of access, invasive aquatic species, the animal rights movement, and pollution.