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About respiring a bonefish, salmon or any fish

Holding fish causes them some stress regardless of what you are doing to them. Holding fish longer by trying to revive can counteract the benefits they might receive on their own [...]

October 4, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Opinion: Has the issue of curbing international over-harvesting been solved?

The world’s fisheries, which feed billions, are in serious decline. The National Academy of Sciences examined 4,713 fisheries., and only a third were sound [...]

May 5, 2016 Opinion, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Are baitfish the honeybees of the oceans?

Baitfish represent the primary link in an undersea food web that unites all marine creatures—from tiny invertebrates to mammals and birds. [...]

April 22, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Good news/bad news – White House gives Bristol Bay some protections

The president announced a ban on future oil and gas drilling in Bristol Bay. This does not, however, apply to minerals mining, and will not effect hotly contested plans for Pebble Mine. [...]

December 18, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Understanding the importance of forage fish

If you target cobia, tripletail, red drum, stripers, spotted seatrout, most coastal pelagic tunas and mackerels—even billfish—you’ve got a lot riding on this campaign to end overfishing of forage fish [...]

November 5, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Gulf anglers release list of priorities for Oil Spill Funds

The Gulf recreational fishing community is dedicated to ensuring that local, federal and state decision makers prioritize quality habitat, better science and management... [...]

October 28, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Sportsmen uniting in senate plea to fix federal fisheries law

Sensible Magnuson-steven Act reform to incorporate limited management [...]

November 17, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide

News: Sport fishing contributes billions to the U. S. economy

In 2011, 11 million recreational anglers took 70 million saltwater fishing trips and generated $70 billion in sales impacts, $32 billion in value added impacts, and supported over 455,000 jobs nationally. [...]

March 18, 2013 News, RECENT, Spot