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Media deafeningly silent about major conservation achievement

When the Atlantic salmon runs were getting smaller - most anglers just caught what they could, but Lee Wulff started a conservation movement that lives on today [...]

June 1, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Race to the bottom: Impact of deep-sea fishing severely underestimated

New research shows that fishery managers may have grossly underestimated the global impacts of trawling for decades. [...]

April 24, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Bahamian Minister sets “goal” of doubling annual $90M fisheries exports

Fishermen yesterday backed a Cabinet Minister's goal of doubling Bahamian fisheries exports to near-$200 million. [...]

April 9, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Marine worms are the $7.5 Billion industry you haven’t heard of

Scientists estimate 121,000 tons of worms—worth nearly $7.5 billion in U.S. dollars—are used for bait each year worldwide. [...]

March 29, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

China’s over-fishing devastates on a large scale

Increasingly, China’s growing armada of distant-water fishing vessels is heading to the waters of West Africa, drawn by corruption and weak enforcement... [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

The Plan: Fall behind fast?

While commercial fishing, things ocean, and striper quotas probably mean very little in Lincon, Nebraska - climate change should. Think NOAA... [...]

April 28, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

New study indicates Costa Rica is giving away its fishing wealth

The commercial value of tuna here is of some $62 million per year. Of this total, Costa Rica receives only $904,000 in licensing fees, the report states. [...]

March 22, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Is commercial squid fishing damaging the MA striper fishery?

An aggregation of commercial, small-mesh bottom trawls off the coast of Massachusetts could be ruining a historically significant striped bass fishery. [...]

January 24, 2017 RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

News: Bahamas considers granting commercial fishing rights to Chinese

Bahamian Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources, V. Alfred Gray authorized the Bahamas ambassador to China in writing to pursue talks with the Chinese. [...]

November 15, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: The commercial and recreational saltwater fishing results just in . . .

The regions with the highest economic impact from saltwater recreational fishing were Florida’s West Coast, Florida’s East Coast, California, New Jersey, and Texas. [...]

June 2, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide