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Massachusetts proposal to reduce striped bass mortality

Massachusetts proposal to reduce striped bass mortality By the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries This winter DMF will be proposing to implement two new conservation measures for the striped bass fisheries aimed at minimizing the number of fish that are [...]

February 1, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Sea herring “Buffer Zone” bans mid-water trawl gear nearshore

Recent efforts from the NEFMC resulted in recommendations to directly account for sea herring’s role as a food source in the ecosystem. [...]

January 31, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, 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

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