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The hazards of hydropower

Dams prevent fish migration - limits access to spawning habitat, food resources, and predation escape. Fish passage structures limit % of fish passages [...]

May 16, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Trout, legacy introductions and climate change

Invasive trout are on the move and they may be coming to dinner and mate on a stream or river near you - if you live in the west. And it isn't likely to stop [...]

May 12, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Want some feel good news? – Breaking Barriers Awards

Breaking Barriers Awards were created to honor individuals who have gone above and beyond to bring new blood into fly fishing, to break down the barriers of introduction. [...]

May 11, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASMFC Addendum V to Amendment 6 Voted Down 10-5

Yesterday the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission debated on whether or not an increase in striped bass harvest of about 10% should be allowed for next year. [...]

May 11, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

This guide needs a national audience

It was the way it was back then, nobody thought anything at all about taking as many as possible each and every trip you could. Fish were meant to be eaten... [...]

May 3, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Household chemicals and prescription drugs in your trout stream?

The sheer number of Americans taking drugs is one reason drugs in the water are a problem - 60 percent of Americans now take prescription drugs [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

China’s over-fishing devastates on a large scale

Increasingly, China’s growing armada of distant-water fishing vessels is heading to the waters of West Africa, drawn by corruption and weak enforcement... [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

The Plan: Fall behind fast?

While commercial fishing, things ocean, and striper quotas probably mean very little in Lincon, Nebraska - climate change should. Think NOAA... [...]

April 28, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

The Mid-Atlantic Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment

The Council’s Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment would put a full stop on any new/potential industrial-scale fishery in the region’s federal waters for forage fish [...]

April 26, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Fissues.org seeks to inform and engage NE and Mid-Atlantic fishermen

We need fisheries management – from regional regulations to federal law and policy – to benefit the people and communities that rely on healthy oceans [...]

April 21, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide