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Fissues on the Menhaden Fishery Management Plan

The most important issue to anglers with Amendment 3, was the decision whether or not to implement ecological reference points for menhaden. [...]

November 17, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Disagreement prevails over new menhaden rules

The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved changes to menhaden fishing rules, including an 8 percent increase in East Coast quota. [...]

November 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

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