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Keeping the New Cap on Menhaden Fishing – Crucial

Protecting the Atlantic’s largest menhaden nursery will help the species recover in the Chesapeake Bay and historic U.S. range, from Florida to Maine. [...]

May 2, 2018 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

ASMFC’S February meeting and what it means for stripers

Maryland submitted a “conservation equivalent” proposal to reduce the size limit from 20” to 19”, along with an inline circle-hook requirement for bait fishing. [...]

February 15, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Industry news, shouts & murmurs 

Our new Industry News format synopsizes stories that may be of interest to a broader base of readers. It helps keep each week's editorials more focused [...]

February 7, 2018 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

Catch Limits – Doing the right thing

Healthy forage fish populations lead to a greater abundance of everything, which results in full hotels, packed restaurants, and busy tackle shops. [...]

July 31, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Fisheries managers should heed public opinion—and science—on menhaden

Public comments have poured in on how to manage Atlantic menhaden: Conserve the species for its contribution to the marine ecosystem. [...]

February 2, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, 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