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NOAA seeks $900K, all permits from Codfather in civil action

NOAA Fisheries has issued a charging document seeking additional civil penalties in the neighborhood of $1M for poacher, Carlos Rafael. [...]

January 12, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry News: AFFTA’s new Marine Resources Program

The American Fly Fishing Trade Association is leading the establishment of a new program focused on the sustainability, conservation and access to U.S. saltwater fisheries. [...]

December 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Lees Ferry trout fishery faces challenge

Currently, the National Park Service (NPS) wants to make a concerted effort to remove all potential invasive aquatic threats to the system [...]

December 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

TU comments on NOAA’s Snake River restoration

Considering the political climate regarding conservation, this massive recovery proposal for Chinook salmon and steelhead on the Snake River has benefits dreamed of for decades [...]

December 18, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

House approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

This is a major step forward in implementing the vision set forth by the Morris-Deal Report for the future of saltwater recreational fishing. [...]

December 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Can a bay get too clean?

“We have to ask ourselves, ’What is taking place in the Bay that has changed it from a resilient bay to a dead bay?” [...]

December 8, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

The War on Rotenone

NFC chairman, Ted Williams, weighs in on the most important tool for saving native fish from extirpation and extinction. [...]

December 5, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

New York DEC’s trout management strategies about to change

By John Pitarresi for the Utica Observer-Dispatch Remember how trout fishing used to be? Well, it’s not going to be like that anymore. The Department of Environmental Conservation recently held a series of meetings across the state to report on [...]

November 30, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Eliminating provisions of MSA is a mistake

As Friedrich testified, while no law is perfect, since its reauthorization in 1996, the MSA process has reduced the number of overfished stocks in US waters from 86 to 30. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Gov. agencies can do great things

Habitat reconstruction will remove dams while alewives, Atlantic salmon, and brook trout will access thousands of acres of historic spawning habitat. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide