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It’s time to show up and speak out for Menhaden

The official public hearing announcement along with times and places can be found here: Menhaden Hearing Announcement. [...]

September 8, 2017 Conservation, 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

Call them bait, forage species… In any case, now they’re protected.

“These little fish are what feeds everything, from seabirds to seals to whales to sharks. They’re the lifeblood of our Atlantic Ocean.” [...]

August 9, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: ASMFC striped bass advisors to discuss opening EEZ on April 21

The bill states the Secretary of Commerce “may” amend current regulations and allow fishing for striped bass in the transit zone between Block Island and the mainland. [...]

April 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action, Uncategorized

News: ASMFC Summer Meeting set for August 4-6

The Striped Bass Management Board is due to review a report on the assessment of the likelihood of the states' new striped bass regulations achieving the fishing mortality target. [...]

June 19, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: New measure to stop ‘stockpiling’ of striped bass

MarineFisheries has adopted a new measure to prevent unlawful “stockpiling” of striped bass on closed commercial fishing days for the striped bass fishery. [...]

May 13, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Take Action: Save Atlantic Menhaden

On May 5, the ASFMC will make pivotal votes about the 2015 Atlantic menhaden quota and could begin work to change future management. [...]

May 1, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Take Action

Feature Stories: New striped bass regulations offer much food for thought

1@32 founder, Ross Squire, ponders the efforts that have successfully led to the Atlantic States new regulations and reduced striped bass harvest [...]

March 17, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Opinion, Slide

News: Going against the flow, Maine fishermen favor reduced striper catch

Saltwater fishing guides in Maine, however, are swimming against the tide. They think it’s about time for tougher regulations [...]

January 28, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: New Virginia limit on striped bass goes into effect

Charter boat captains clamor that the new regulations will ruin business while the conservation minded look forward to a reduction in mortality and the rebuilding of stocks. [...]

January 9, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide, Uncategorized