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Conservation: MA petition calls for drastic cuts to striped bass fishing limits

Massachusetts anglers have signed a petition seeking additional steps to conserve striped bass from overfishing. The petition calls for a 50 per cent reduction of both commercial and recreational efforts. [...]

April 29, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: CHRS announces a petition to save the snook.

Please take the 30 seconds to click on the link to help the Charlotte Harbor Restoration Society ensure the future of snook. [...]

February 28, 2013 Conservation, Destinations, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Uncategorized

News: EU Parliament pushes fish reform in landmark vote

The European Union parliament has pushed for a drastic reform of fishing policy in a landmark vote seeking to end decades of overfishing that have decimated many of the stocks in Atlantic and Mediterranean EU waters. [...]

February 6, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, RSS, Slide, Spot

Conservation: Bombing in the Mentawais

“For over a month now, the Playgrounds area has had at least three boats bombing our reefs every day,” [...]

February 5, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot, Videos

Conservation: Striper finders not always keepers

Operation Striper Swiper is an ongoing mission for the Coast Guard along the mid-Atlantic coast. In their mission to protect and preserve the striped bass population, the Coast Guard partners with the National Marine Fisheries Service, an agency of the [...]

January 23, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Save the Tarpon Petition: It’s not just a “local” thing – End the PTTS

Don’t you just love how if you oppose the Professional Tarpon Tournament Series (PTTS) or support Save The Tarpon you automatically get character-assassinated... [...]

January 17, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Feature: A New York Fishing Guide’s Reflections on Sandy (Pt. 1)

One NY Captain's experiences throughout the ordeal that was Hurricane Sandy. Part 1 of a 2 part story. By Brendan McCarthy. [...]

December 17, 2012 Destinations, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Conservation: IGFA is on it

International Game Fish Association (IGFA) President Rob Kramer and Conservation Director Jason Schratwieser are currently attending the 18th Special Meeting of the International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas (ICCAT) in Agadir, Morocco. [...]

November 16, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot

Conservation: Is $140MM more than $1.5MM?

The Coastal Game Fish Bill, HB 353, introduced in the North Carolina House of Representatives, seeks to designate striped bass, red drum and spotted sea trout as game fish in state waters. [...]

November 16, 2012 Conservation, RECENT, Spot