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Witek: You can’t catch fish that aren’t there

Also, it’s very hard to maintain a viable recreational fishing industry with a shrinking handful of species. [...]

August 2, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

ASMFC vs Council (Magnuson-Stevens) Framework

The entire community has to mobilize if we are to have any hope of recovering the most iconic fish on the East Coast. [...]

July 18, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation is not a spectator sport

Former enemies now run cabinet posts directly affecting conservation in all its beliefs and benefits to individual citizens' love of fins, fur, and fauna. [...]

June 7, 2019 Conservation, Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

The truth about the Modern Fish Act

In the end though, we dodged a real bullet. The truly bad bill, H.R. 200 didn’t move at all after it passed the House. [...]

January 24, 2019 RECENT, 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

House approves Magnuson-Stevens Reauthorization Bill

This is a major step forward in implementing the vision set forth by the Morris-Deal Report for the future of saltwater recreational fishing. [...]

December 15, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Recreational fishermen get boost from Obama Administration

Obama Administration yields to Republican wishes and loosens restrictions on species catches previously protected. Flexibility will be administered by regional "Councils." [...]

October 17, 2016 News, RECENT, Slide

News: The commercial and recreational saltwater fishing results just in . . .

The regions with the highest economic impact from saltwater recreational fishing were Florida’s West Coast, Florida’s East Coast, California, New Jersey, and Texas. [...]

June 2, 2016 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Conservation: Finally, some good news about the state of our fisheries resources

U.S. fisheries continue to rebuild; number of overfished stocks remains near all-time low. Total number of rebuilt U.S. marine fish stocks since 2000 rises to 3 April 20, 2016 / NOAA The number of domestic fish stocks listed as overfished [...]

April 21, 2016 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: The perpetually uninformed ‘House’ fumbles, again

The Magnuson-Stevens Act should be updated to better address major threats facing the oceans, not compound them. Scientists now better understand fish populations [...]

June 26, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide