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As it turns out, we tyers are a strange lot

A surprising percentage of fly-tyers have no idea how to fly fish and no intention of ever casting their prized fur and feathers to a single fish [...]

March 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Aquariums… good/bad? S 1520 and the future of fishing.

Most aquariums educate visitors on conservation, environmental threats to fisheries and are in many cases conservation advocates. [...]

March 16, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Was the answer in the headlines?

A predatory invasion into freshwater by striped bass to harvest Atlantic salmon smolt in Northeast America's waters is part of climate change reality [...]

November 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Science for a nickel a day saves lives

If you live in a tornado zone, near the beach, regularly fish the surf or offshore, you know who NOAA is and that their science saves lives [...]

May 25, 2017 News, RECENT, Slide

Household chemicals and prescription drugs in your trout stream?

The sheer number of Americans taking drugs is one reason drugs in the water are a problem - 60 percent of Americans now take prescription drugs [...]

May 1, 2017 Conservation, 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

Aquaculture: The Atlantic salmon is threatened anew – “NETPENS”

Man, in his ever needy quest to harness nature, almost destroyed the once-abundant Atlantic salmon with dams, pollution, overharvesting, politics, and development [...]

July 21, 2016 Aquaculture, RECENT, Slide

News: Estimating the size of fish stocks proves quite difficult

NOAA says if you listen to the Gulf recreational fishermen, it sounds like there’s a problem. And if you listen to our congressional delegations, there is a problem [...]

February 2, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

News: More Norwegian salmon farms suffer escapes due to storms

The scale of the escapes remains an uncertainty. The affected farms held fish weighing in at an average of 4 kilos and 2.9 kilos, respectively. [...]

January 16, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Science: The first genetically engineered fish is here, but is that good?

AquAdvantage® Salmon contain genes from an unrelated King Salmon, the largest of the Pacific salmon, and distinctive genetic material from an eel-like ocean pout [...]

January 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Science, Slide