Fly Life Magazine
Announcements

Browsing the "bunker" Tag

Striped Bass and menhaden headline August ASMFC meeting

The Commission is moving ahead with plans to “relook” at the goals and objectives of the Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan. [...]

August 15, 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

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

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: Atlantic Menhaden need your voice

We have been following the Menhaden management plan and urge you to get involved. There is currently a public comment period open on Atlantic menhaden. [...]

December 5, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Uncategorized

Take Action: Reminder from founder of Menhaden Defenders

Please take a moment to fire off an email to your states ASMFC commissionersand tell them why they should OPPOSE any increase in harvest quota. [...]

October 25, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

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

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