Fly Life Magazine

Browsing the "Omega Protein" Tag

For Omega Protein Corporation, the tide may be changing

Omega is not done fishing this year, but so far has gone over the cap by some 16,000 metric tons. [...]

November 20, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Omega Protein: Lying now has an approval rating.

Omega Protein is always in the news. Last month a $400K fine for lying. Last week, they over-harvested thousands of metric tons of forage fish in the Chesapeake Bay. [...]

September 24, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, forage fish, overfishing, Slide

Science should guide management of Gulf menhaden, not $

Oligarchs Omega Protein and Daybrook Fisheries' lap dogs at the Marine Stewardship Council said what they were told to say, "Kill all you want boys." [...]

June 24, 2019 Conservation, Conservation News, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Omega faces last-minute opposition in Atlantic menhaden MSC quest

Omega Protein has been challenged by five non-governmental organizations in its effort to purse seine the menhaden fishery off the US Atlantic Coast. [...]

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

Overfishing menhaden is okay with Virginia

Over-reduction of menhaden always will mean fewer stripers and much smaller stripers, fewer birds of prey and less migrating top predators. [...]

January 14, 2019 FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: Shrunken menhaden biomass promises problems

The politically powerful VA-based Omega Protein is primarily culpable for fishing menhaden down to dangerously low numbers, and for shrinking the species’ range to its epicenter in the Mid Atlantic [...]

May 1, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, 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

Conservation: The most important fish in the sea is being overfished

Are Atlantic menhaden “overfished” or not? For the most important fish in the sea, that’s not what’s most important [...]

June 21, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

News: Menahaden in jeapordy. Time for protection.

Are Atlantic menhaden “overfished” or not? For the most important fish in the sea, that’s not what’s most important [...]

June 13, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot