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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

Leaked stock report shows plight of Louisiana’s specks

"We are just not seeing biomass increase, and fishing mortality continues to be above limits of concern..." [...]

July 1, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

ASMFC accepts preliminary striped bass stock assessment

Connecticut, Massachusetts and Virginia have already sent a strongly worded letter to the ASMFC suggesting more action be taken ASAP. [...]

May 14, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Did you see that? They paved paradise and put up a parking lot

Climate change may undermine existing wildlife refuges - shift the geographic ranges animals now live within. It's about damage control now. [...]

May 6, 2019 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

Fisheries managers vote to take action on striped bass

All of the commissioners agreed that action needs to be swift to slow the decline and begin to rebuild the stock. [...]

May 3, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Virginia Marine Resources Commission takes action to protect striped bass

Virginia Marine Resources Commission voted unanimously (7-0) to enact an emergency closure for the spring recreational striped bass trophy season. [...]

April 24, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

NY Governor Cuomo signs bill to protect Menhaden

The measure will strengthen conservation efforts by prohibiting the commercial use of purse seines, that can encircle an entire school of fish. [...]

April 22, 2019 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

ASGA’s Striped Bass 101 – Part 2

We are not in the same place we were back in the mid-70s/early 80s, when moratoria was absolutely justified. [...]

April 18, 2019 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

We’re losing fish to eat as oceans warm

Marine life subjected to the most drastic effects of climate change - oceans absorbed 93 percent of the heat that is trapped by the greenhouse gases. [...]

March 1, 2019 Conservation, 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