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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

Don’t blame “them,” it’s been us all along

Killing animals for the boast of it, overfishing for the greed of it, denying climate change and stealing public lands are a few of the fatuous’ favorite things [...]

February 1, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Book Review: Upstream . . .

In Upstream, Langdon Cook looks at how wild salmon have nourished humankind through the ages and why their destiny is so closely tied to our own [...]

June 27, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

China’s over-fishing devastates on a large scale

Increasingly, China’s growing armada of distant-water fishing vessels is heading to the waters of West Africa, drawn by corruption and weak enforcement... [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Bahamas considers granting commercial fishing rights to Chinese

Bahamian Minister of Agriculture & Marine Resources, V. Alfred Gray authorized the Bahamas ambassador to China in writing to pursue talks with the Chinese. [...]

November 15, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Recreational fishermen get boost from Obama Administration

Obama Administration yields to Republican wishes and loosens restrictions on species catches previously protected. Flexibility will be administered by regional "Councils." [...]

October 17, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: The next president’s ocean policies matter

With an estimated six feet or more of sea-level rise expected this century we need to stop building next to the water, we need to invest in the restoration of natural barriers [...]

August 22, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Shark Week: Aahhhhh! Five scary shark myths busted

Popular culture, the source of more myths than any cable TV network could dream up, has given us shark BS, and beliefs such as suckers compete with native fish [...]

June 29, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Shark Week, 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

Conservation: Finally, some good news about the state of our fisheries resources

U.S. fisheries continue to rebuild; number of overfished stocks remains near all-time low. Total number of rebuilt U.S. marine fish stocks since 2000 rises to 3 April 20, 2016 / NOAA The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished [...]

April 21, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide