As a fisher, you play a vital role in keeping these sanctuary habitats healthy for generations to come. By practicing sustainable fishing techniques, you contribute to the larger picture of ocean stewardship and help keep national marine sanctuaries special places for both humans and animals.
The links below offer tips on catch and release fishing, proper interactions with sea life, and general information on regulations, marine debris, and invasive species.
Catch and Release
Save fish for the next generation.
Learn how to maximize the survivorship of a catch-and-release fish.
Fishing in these sanctuaries comes with great responsibility.
Learn how you can be a good steward of these waters.
Wildlife Viewing Guidelines
What should you do when you come across wildlife while fishing?
Here are guidelines to keep you and marine life safe.