Ben Speciale, president of Yamaha Marine Group, is to provide testimony at a US Senate field hearing tomorrow about the far-reaching economic impact of the recreational fishing industry.

The hearing will be held by Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), chairman of the US Senate Subcommittee on Oceans, Atmosphere, Fisheries, and Coast Guard, on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, at Kenai Peninsula College in Soldotna, Alaska from 1:00-4:00pm AKDT.

Entitled ‘Reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act: Oversight of Fisheries Management Successes and Challenges in Alaska’, the hearing aims to discuss major issues affecting the management of federal fisheries and access to federal waters. The Magnuson-Steven Act (MSA) is the nation’s primary saltwater fishery management act.

To view a live video stream of the hearing, which precedes the 25th annual Kenai River Classic tournament, visit on Wednesday, August 23, 2017, from 1:00-4:00pm AKDT, 5:00-8:00pm EDT.