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...
What the Latest Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment Means for the Chesapeake Bay
The menhaden reduction fishing industry is pointing to the Atlantic-wide assessment to push back on angler advocacy for menhaden and sportfish in the Bay—here’s our response.
Limits on Industrial Menhaden Fishing in Virginia Would Boost Economy
Youngkin should end reduction fishing for menhaden in the Chesapeake Bay to support coastal communities, enhance recreational fishing, and create jobs.
Anglers and Boaters Call on Va. Governor to Move Menhaden Reduction Fishing out of the Chesapeake Bay
National and regional groups launch effort to protect the health of the Bay and our coastal economy.
In a Tight Vote, Louisiana Legislators Opt Not to Consider Pogie Catch Limit
A bipartisan bill won’t go any further, but more decision-makers are beginning to question claims that the pogie industry is causing no harm to coastal fisheries or habitat.
Management Update Will Help Striped Bass Recover
Fisheries managers vote to finalize the first overhaul of the Atlantic striped bass management plan in almost 20 years.
Join the Businesses Urging Louisiana Lawmakers to Pass Bipartisan Pogie Bill
Local, national, and global fishing companies and manufacturers are showing their support for Louisiana HB 1033.
Pogie Bill Passes House in Louisiana
Rep. Joe Orgeron’s HB 1033 earns strong bipartisan support, now moves to Senate.
Anglers Need Louisiana Lawmakers to Create Pogie Boat Buffer Zone
A commonsense measure with bipartisan support would keep disruptive industrial menhaden harvest activity farther away from Louisiana beaches.
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