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Aquariums… good/bad? S 1520 and the future of fishing.

Most aquariums educate visitors on conservation, environmental threats to fisheries and are in many cases conservation advocates. [...]

March 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Lefty, a friend to every sports fisher is dead

Lefty Kreh was a member of three fishing halls of fame - cast his line on every populated continent, fishing alongside presidents, Ernest Hemingway, Fidel Castro and other notables [...]

March 15, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

A fish coup in the salmon kingdom

Climate change is here. Its human-made effects have metastasized in our world sports fishing. Canada's Atlantic salmon and stripers are the canary in the coal mine [...]

March 12, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs Mar. 1 – 8

Shouts and Murmurs is a weekly summary of news items that affect the preservation and protection of our out of doors, public lands, and fly fishing avocation. [...]

March 8, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Red tide likely causing Keys fish kills

A rare red tide has spread across waters off the Florida Keys, likely triggering numerous fish kills reported by anglers. [...]

March 5, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Heavily lobbied menhaden bill finally emerges

On Wednesday, the ASMFC approved a measure that would strike the current quota of 87,216 tons from state law to set a new lower quota. [...]

March 2, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Budget cuts eliminate striped bass enforcement

Rep. Lee Zeldin may have succeeded in his end goal of allowing anglers to target and harvest striped bass in Federal waters. [...]

March 1, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

These sugar barons built an $8 billion fortune with Washington’s help

"Men lie about that spoonful. Some cry about that spoonful. Some die about that spoonful. Everybody fight about a spoonful." [...]

February 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry shouts & murmurs 

This week’s Industry shouts & murmurs looks at Norway, portable propulsion, jellyfish, climate change, fly fishing DC, and marshes and wetlands [...]

February 15, 2018 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide