The concerned coastal authorities such as the county and city government announced in the past the banning of water recreational activities in some areas due to such factors as national defense, safe environment and fishery use purposes. Ocean Affairs Council Political Deputy Minister, Chuang Ching-Ta, visited the Yilan County Government on July 27, 2020 to arrange a symposium with the general public concerned about the open seas. Moreover, the county government competent division and office representatives and the Northeast and Yilan Coast National Scenic Area Administration staff were also invited to join the discussions. The symposium attendees included: relevant fishermen’s associations, fishermen, many water recreation activity enthusiasts and industry representatives. In addition to in-depth discussions on issues related to the opening-up of water recreation at the symposium, specific recommendations from all sides were gathered to serve as references for future policy promotion.