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California salmon’s 2014 forced spawn

California’s persistent drought forced hatchery managers to resort to sucking baby salmon into tanker trucks for their man-made 280-mile migration toward the ocean [...]

January 11, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

You can’t fly fish for oysters, but with them you can keep-on

Trump destroyed the Clean Power Plan... reducing emissions from power plants – the biggest sources of carbon pollution by 32% from 2005 levels by 2030 [...]

October 24, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Science deniers, shake hands with reality

Climate change will force fish to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a clear trajectory among our urban developments and growing cities [...]

September 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Big investment in little fish in the Mid-Atlantic

When there are enough forage fish in the ocean, the overall ecosystem thrives, helping top predator populations flourish and increasing the yield of catchable fish. [...]

August 30, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Salmon: Valuable beyond a reasonable doubt

Monomaniacally, fresh salmon pass rotting carcasses of their relatives, only hours or days behind but in lock step and same death wish [...]

August 8, 2017 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

What is a living shoreline?

Living shorelines are a green infrastructure technique using native vegetation alone or in combination with offshore sills to stabilize the shoreline. [...]

June 16, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Protect it by preparing. Here’s how

With hurricane season starting in less than a month, use these 15 tips to prepare your boat now for the likes of Super Storm [...]

June 7, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

NOAA Fisheries completes review of Columbia River hatcheries

Hatchery steelhead and salmon can pose risk to wild fish by overwhelming spawning grounds and reducing the genetic fitness of natural stocks. [...]

January 26, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide