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Restoring Migrating Fish Passages Is Measureless

The Atlantic salmon is the only salmon native to the east coast of the U.S. Once celebrated as the “king of fish," only 1% of the historic population remains [...]

June 29, 2017 RECENT, Slide

River & Dams: Conjoined for a reason, then forgotten

No better examples of the Industrial Revolution's environmental impact on fisheries of significance importance exists in U. S. than that of the damned rivers of the Northeast [...]

December 13, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Rivers & Dams, Slide

Conservation: Will River Herring and Shad get another chance?

Hit up your state’s Council members right now. Let them know you want river herring and shad added as a stock in the Mackerel, Squid, and Butterfish FMP. [...]

October 2, 2016 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: NOAA restoration plan for the Penobscot River Watershed is huge

Restoring fisheries and observing the Clean Water Act of 1972 separates us from third world countries and elevates our self-esteem.It also out produces, economically, poor ideas of extraction, reckless overfishing, and keeping useless dams in place [...]

May 12, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

At The Vise: Shad dart simplicity

In this video Tony Torrence of Caddisflyshop.com demonstrates how to tie a proven shad fly. Shad are a blast to catch on rivers in the springtime. [...]

April 26, 2016 At The Vise, FEATURE STORY, Flies, Fly Tying, Slide, Videos

News: New model predicts fish population response to dams

Salmon numbers increased as the number of hydroelectric dams decreased. Main-stem river dams had more impact than dams on tributaries. [...]

June 12, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Feature: Florida’s St. Johns River shad stage comeback

He was right on the money. From what we could tell, the current was flowing well, despite a north wind that riffled the surface. [...]

March 4, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Feature: Status on river herring and shad from Herring Alliance

This is an update on the Mid Atlantic council meeting that took place a few weeks back regarding river herring and shad. [...]

October 31, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide