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The world’s fish come from a place other than where caught

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust studies corroborate the fact that tarpon and bonefish come from places other than where caught. [...]

July 3, 2019 commercial fishing, FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Atlantic bigeye tuna is approaching collapse

After the iconic Atlantic bluefin tuna, which can go for tens of thousands of dollars per fish, the Atlantic bigeye is the next priciest tuna. [...]

November 21, 2018 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: NOAA releases data on illegal striped bass poaching ring

Thirty co-conspirators were part of the illicit activity, but only 12 subjects were charged and sentenced in connection to this case, which saw 52 charges in 13 indictments. [...]

November 5, 2018 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

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

Far Reaching: The effect of being repurposed to kill more fish

Technologies once used to kill fish with precision are now being used to save them: War-inspired satellite technology is being deployed to identify and pursue rogue vessels fishing illegally [...]

May 11, 2015 RECENT, Slide

News: MD poacher heads to prison despite neighbors’ defense

Lednum, known around Tilghman Island as "Billy," is now Federal Bureau of Prisons inmate No. 57529-037 at Fort Dix, N.J. [...]

February 25, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: Poachers supply juvenile eels to Asian markets

Glass eels — so-called for their transparent bodies — command a huge price in Asia, where they are grown to maturity and sold as a delicacy. [...]

February 24, 2015 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

News: White House issues ambitious plan to fight illegal fishing

The recommendations are designed to block the import of illegally caught fish and to improve traceability and transparency in the $500 billion global seafood industry. [...]

December 22, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide, Uncategorized

News: Coast Guard to step up striped bass poaching enforcement

The intensified poaching patrols will take place all winter long off the New Jersey and Delaware coasts, according to a statement from Coast Guard Public Affairs Detachment Atlantic City. [...]

November 19, 2014 Conservation, Fly Fishing, News, RECENT, Slide