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Striped bass in the Block Island Transit Zone need your voice now

On October 4th, NOAA issued an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking to open the EEZ around the Block Island Transit Zone for striped bass harvest. [...]

November 16, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

Striped Bass Management: When will we learn?

Much like pulling a thread on a sweater, it won’t take much for the striped bass management to unravel once even the smallest section of the EEZ is opened [...]

September 11, 2018 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

A New Zealander laments: My angling paradise is over envied

New Zealanders face the same dilemma - protect our environment, our proud recreational history, and for the US, our outdoor legacy of public lands [...]

July 16, 2018 FEATURE STORY, 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

NOAA seeks $900K, all permits from Codfather in civil action

NOAA Fisheries has issued a charging document seeking additional civil penalties in the neighborhood of $1M for poacher, Carlos Rafael. [...]

January 12, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Eliminating provisions of MSA is a mistake

As Friedrich testified, while no law is perfect, since its reauthorization in 1996, the MSA process has reduced the number of overfished stocks in US waters from 86 to 30. [...]

November 20, 2017 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

A global fish war is coming

Nearly two decades into the 21st Century, it has become clear the world has limited resources and the last area of expansion is the oceans. [...]

September 1, 2017 RECENT, Slide

ASMFC Addendum V to Amendment 6 Voted Down 10-5

Yesterday the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission debated on whether or not an increase in striped bass harvest of about 10% should be allowed for next year. [...]

May 11, 2017 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: NC commercial fisherman pleads guilty to poaching striped bass

Craddock is one of 13 commercial fishermen in North Carolina and Georgia charged in federal court in 2015 for the illegal harvest of striped bass. [...]

December 1, 2016 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide