Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "herring" Tag

Another one bites the dust – And another one gone

Anadromous and catadromous fish migrate to their spawning grounds to reproduce. Often they're blocked by human-made barriers. [...]

October 3, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Forage fish in Maine showing robust numbers

Removing an obsolete dam revitalized a major river, a state economy and holds the key to using the river for the right reason at the right time [...]

July 21, 2017 RECENT, Slide

News: Fishermen angle victory to protect link in ocean’s food chain

Blueback herring are a vital link in the East Coast’s ocean and coastal food web because they are a food source for striped bass, marine mammals and sea birds. [...]

March 28, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Will River Herring and Shad get another chance?

Hit up your state’s Council members right now. Let them know you want river herring and shad added as a stock in the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish FMP. [...]

October 2, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Forage fish sustain our game fish and prey birds

Baitfish sustain our game fish and prey birds. Without healthy stocks of these forage fish we'd encounter diminished stocks of all game fish. [...]

May 25, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: New model predicts fish population response to dams

Salmon numbers increased as the number of hydroelectric dams decreased. Main-stem river dams had more impact than dams on tributaries. [...]

June 12, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

News: What is the hidden cost of trout fishing?

Roughly six million pounds of hatchery fish excrement, uneaten food and dead and decaying fish leach nutrients into wastewater -- then get dumped into a stream or river [...]

April 14, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Do you know how important forage fish are?

Of all the ecosystems studied, 75% had at least one key predator species whose diet consisted of at least 50% or more of forage fish. 29% of the ecosystems studied had at least one major predator with a diet of [...]

October 29, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Hold industrial fishing fleets accountable in the Northeast Atlantic!

Every year the trawlers catch many other species known as bycatch, including millions of severely depleted shad and river herring. [...]

August 6, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action, Uncategorized

Video: Herring Migration courtesy of The Baymen Life

A female herring will lay anywhere between 50,000 and 100,000 eggs up in the freshwater ponds...then right back down to the ocean. [...]

December 3, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Science, Slide, Videos