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Striped Bass Management: When will we learn?

Much like pulling a thread on a sweater, it won’t take much for the striped bass management to unravel once even the smallest section of the EEZ is opened [...]

September 11, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Where have all the weakfish gone?

Today weakfish death from “other causes” far exceeds the amount that die by fishing. [...]

September 6, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: August 3 – 9, 2018

Catch this past weeks summary of news items that affect the preservation of the outdoors, public lands, and fly fishing's latest happenings. [...]

August 10, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fool’s gold: what fish oil is doing to our health and the planet

The omega-3 industry removes fish from the water in a way that doesn’t put protein on our plates – it just puts valueless pills in our cupboards. [...]

July 30, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

China is on its way to making “the empty ocean” a reality

China’s distant water fishing fleet is 2,460 vessels (2012 and 2014). The latter figure is ten times the size of the United States’ distant water fleet. [...]

July 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

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