Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Conservation" Tag

Eliminating provisions of MSA is a mistake

As Friedrich testified, while no law is perfect, since its reauthorization in 1996, the MSA process has reduced the number of overfished stocks in US waters from 86 to 30. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, 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

Opinion: My American friends

My American friends want to hunt, fish, hike, kayak, canoe, camp and visit their National Parks and public lands free from the fear of special interest interference [...]

November 6, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

BTT: Protecting spawning permit in the Special Permit Zone

The new spawning season closure would be April through July. This item is tentatively scheduled for the December 2017 FWC Commission meeting in Gainesville. [...]

November 2, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Opinion: A land heist is in progress. Call who?

This planned abandonment of responsibility by the Secretary of the Interior, Ryan Zinke, will have enormous and lasting economic, cultural, conservation, and preservation consequences [...]

September 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Opinion: Why so quietly give up “Best Idea Ever?”

Forgetful of the future, the current administration has surrendered us all to its present state of mind... extermination of the public lands, rather than attempt the difficult - thankless job of conservation [...]

September 21, 2017 FEATURE STORY, 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

A global fish war is coming

Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited resources and the last area of expansion is the oceans. [...]

September 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide