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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

Video: Menhaden conservation video hits home

Menhaden is the second largest fishery in the US. VA and NJ currently control more than 96% of the coast wide quota while perspectives among state fishery managers are not even close to alignment. [...]

November 9, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Videos

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

Conservation: Big investment in little fish in the Mid-Atlantic

When there are enough forage fish in the ocean, the overall ecosystem thrives, helping top predator populations flourish and increasing the yield of catchable fish. [...]

August 30, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fisheries managers should heed public opinion—and science—on menhaden

Public comments have poured in on how to manage Atlantic menhaden: Conserve the species for its contribution to the marine ecosystem. [...]

February 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: Surf fishing is a passion with legions of followers

Surf fishing the coasts of the world host the same ingredients for anglers of different: languages and beliefs: food, fun, and a genuine passion. Now inland, I miss it greatly [...]

October 13, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, 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

Pew Trust: 10 reasons to maintain the Atlantic menhaden catch limit in 2017

The current quotas leave hundreds of millions more menhaden in the Atlantic to become food for fish, seabirds, and mammals. [...]

August 1, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action

At The Vise: Bleeding Skull Herring seatrout pattern

Here are instructions for using Fish-Skulls to create imitations of sand eels, goby, shrimp, baitfish, herring, stickleback, and much more. [...]

July 26, 2016 At The Vise, RECENT, Slide, Videos

At The Vise: Simple SF Blend Baitfish

They don't come much simpler than this incredibly adaptable baitfish pattern. Amend colors and sizes to tailor this pattern to needs that your fishing dictates. [...]

May 31, 2016 At The Vise, Flies, Fly Fishing, Fly Tying, RECENT, Slide, Videos