Louisiana Issues Proposed Regulations to Protect Redfish, Conserve Habitat from Industrial Menhaden Fishery
In a major conservation win for redfish and anglers, the Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission adopted a Notice of Intent late last week to create a minimum 1-mile coastwide...
Nine Major Menhaden Developments in 2023
A lot has happened this year on the menhaden conservation front in 2023. Here are nine major developments related to Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico menhaden fisheries issues that...
Louisiana Lawmakers Take First Step to Conserve Redfish
Following settlement, the state and EPA both can be held accountable if pollution reduction goals are not met and enforced
Menhaden Agreement Between Omega Protein and Virginia Falls Short
Members of the recreational fishing and conservation community focus on next steps to conserve the Bay as purse seine sector celebrates toothless memorandum of understanding.
New Study: How Gulf Sportfish Are Affected by Purse Seining for Menhaden
Research could inform efforts to better monitor bycatch in commercial nets and manage menhaden with their importance to sportfish in mind.
Top 10 Conservation Issues of 2022 (According to You!)
TRCP members showed the most support for these legislative solutions and conservation priorities in 2022.
VMRC Rejects Governor’s Proposal to Limit Menhaden Fishing in Chesapeake Bay
VMRC declines to exercise authority by setting any limits on harvest of critical forage fish species.
10,000+ Anglers and Conservationists Support Moving Menhaden Reduction Fishing out of the Chesapeake Bay
Virginia and East Coast residents call on Governor Youngkin to protect the health of the Bay and our coastal economy
Changes Coming Soon for Atlantic Menhaden Harvesters
Fisheries managers are meeting in November to debate and adopt changes to the Atlantic menhaden interstate fishery management plan—anglers have weighed in, but many of our concerns won’t be...
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