Marine Recreational Information Program

NOAA Fisheries’ Marine Recreational Information Program works with state and regional partners to produce the recreational fisheries statistics that help scientists and managers assess and maintain sustainable U.S. fish stocks. In accordance with NOAA’s Information Quality Guidelines, program staff work to provide those who are affected by science and management decisions with the information needed to understand the data that informed them. This includes providing open access to:

2021-2022 MRIP Data User Seminar Series

Fisheries analysts and stock assessors are encouraged to download the MRIP Data User Handbook for detailed information about downloading, exporting, querying, and performing custom analyses of our recreational fishing data. In addition, the 2021-2022 MRIP Data User Seminar Series addresses best practices for accessing, analyzing, and using recreational fishing data. Links to register for upcoming webinars, as well as recordings of past webinars can be found below:

Introduction to MRIP Data (Oct. 26, 2021)

Statistical Methods and Procedures (Nov. 30, 2021)

MRIP Query Tool (Jan. 25, 2022)

Custom Domain Analyses (Part One: Feb. 22, 2022) (Part Two: March 31, 2022)