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Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Sweetwater: A film by Spencer Miller

Spencer Miller tells a deeply personal, sad, and ultimately hopeful story about the decline of South Florida's waterways and the fight to recover them. [...]

November 15, 2018 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Videos

Erin Brockovich on Florida’s water quality collapse

Politicians and the corporations that control them, have been holding back on decades-old promises of solutions that would have prevented what has now become a catastrophe. [...]

August 8, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Striped bass reference points called into question

The new stock assessment is due out in the beginning of 2019. Several states are suggesting that the BRP’s are far too conservative. [...]

June 12, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Marlyland’s new striped bass regulations effective May 16

Enhanced conservation rules on use of bait and circle hooks; Minimum size reduced to 19 Inches. [...]

May 29, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide

VA proposal for tighter oversight of recreational striped bass catch dies

Commercial fishermen asked state regulators to make recreational fishermen tag their striped bass the way commercial operators do. [...]

May 10, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Which FL governor candidate would be best for the Everglades?

With Scott wrapping up his second term, the question is: Which gubernatorial candidate will be the best advocate for the Everglades, the estuaries and Florida Bay? [...]

April 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

House approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

This is a major step forward in implementing the vision set forth by the Morris-Deal Report for the future of saltwater recreational fishing. [...]

December 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: The Bahamas flats regs . . . a sigh of relief

We are pleased that the Bahamas has agreed on very sensible regulations that will benefit the fisheries as well as those who travel there to fish. [...]

July 25, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Going against the flow, Maine fishermen favor reduced striper catch

Saltwater fishing guides in Maine, however, are swimming against the tide. They think it’s about time for tougher regulations [...]

January 28, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide