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New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall

New measures to protect striped bass being eyed for the fall A drop in the population of spawning-age striped bass has prompted regulators to seek suggestions on how to proceed. By Mark Harrington for Newsday A steady drop in the [...]

April 5, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Chesapeake: What new rockfish limits could look like

Last week, Wild Chesapeake reported Virginia is likely to act soon to reduce its recreational striper catch. [...]

March 21, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Striped bass stock assessment is bleak

The assessment indicates that the spawning stock was not only being overfished, but had fallen below the threshold for several years. [...]

February 12, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

First Canadian striped bass fishery in 20 years makes a splash

Eel Ground First Nation obtained a commercial fishery license this year, marking the first time the Canadian Department of Fisheries and Oceans has allowed the fishery since striped bass were labelled endangered in 1996. [...]

November 13, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sustainable fishing aids economies, communities, global study shows

The three pillars of sustainability defined by the United Nations: economic development, social development and environmental protection. [...]

October 2, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Industry Shouts & Murmurs: July 6 – July 12, 2018

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

July 13, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Media deafeningly silent about major conservation achievement

When the Atlantic salmon runs were getting smaller - most anglers just caught what they could, but Lee Wulff started a conservation movement that lives on today [...]

June 1, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Race to the bottom: Impact of deep-sea fishing severely underestimated

New research shows that fishery managers may have grossly underestimated the global impacts of trawling for decades. [...]

April 24, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Bahamian Minister sets “goal” of doubling annual $90M fisheries exports

Fishermen yesterday backed a Cabinet Minister's goal of doubling Bahamian fisheries exports to near-$200 million. [...]

April 9, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Marine worms are the $7.5 Billion industry you haven’t heard of

Scientists estimate 121,000 tons of worms—worth nearly $7.5 billion in U.S. dollars—are used for bait each year worldwide. [...]

March 29, 2018 News, RECENT, Slide