Commission Votes to Weaken Already Inadequate Proposal to Protect Fragile Coast from Pogie Boats
Vote ignores the recreational fishing community and others, but there is more time to stand up for conservation.
Preliminary Study Shows Extent of Menhaden’s Role in Gulf Ecosystem
Results could help support a new management model that considers the needs of sportfish.
Expert Panel Discusses Gulf Menhaden Management
TRCP gathered conservation leaders, fisheries managers, fishing businesses, and media to talk about gulf menhaden management and the industrial menhaden reduction fishery’s impact on recreational fishing.
Louisiana Lawmakers Reject Bill to Create Pogie Boat Buffer Zone
Champions of sportfish populations, coastal habitat, and recreational fishing were disappointed by the failure to keep disruptive industrial menhaden harvest activity farther away from Louisiana beaches.
A Pivotal Decision Point Impacting Striped Bass
A fisheries management commission is considering adopting a new plan to guide striped bass management, and we are concerned.
More Atlantic Menhaden Will Help Rebuild the Iconic Striped Bass Fishery
Managers vote to reduce Atlantic menhaden quota by 10%
VA Cuts Menhaden Quota, But Omega Retains Dubious “Sustainable” Label
All the strikes against Omega’s claim of sustainability.
Virginia Governor Signs Legislation to Strengthen Menhaden Conservation
Recreational fishing and boating groups applaud new bipartisan law.
Virginia General Assembly Passes Legislation to Strengthen Menhaden Conservation
Bill supports recreational fishing economy and science-based management With strong bipartisan support the Virginia General Assembly passed legislation that improves menhaden management in the Atlantic. The bill, which is...
Fishing & Boating Groups Back Virginia Legislation to Improve Menhaden Management
Eight major recreational fishing and boating groups are asking the Virginia General Assembly to advance legislation that transfers management authority of Atlantic menhaden, a key food source for striped...
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