VA Cuts Menhaden Quota, But Omega Retains Dubious “Sustainable” Label
All the strikes against Omega’s claim of sustainability.
Three Ways You Can Help Improve Fishing Opportunities Today
For many of us, winter is closing in and our days on the water are numbered—make the most of the off-season by taking action for fish and clean water
Commission Holds Foreign Company Accountable for Breaking Rules in the Chesapeake Bay
Sporting groups hail decision to preserve striped bass nursery.
Omega Protein Breaks the Rules in Chesapeake Bay
Fishing groups call on Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and Department of Commerce to take immediate action.
Fight Against Atlantic Menhaden Certification Moves to Next Round
Sportfishing groups will argue case before an independent adjudicator.
Sportfishing Groups Call for Science-Based Management of Gulf Menhaden
Marine Stewardship Council takes an irresponsible approach to fishery certification.
Attack by Menhaden Industry Unites the Conservation Community
Conservationists fear that the fox could end up guarding the henhouse in menhaden certification process.
Recreational Fishing Groups Formally Object to “Sustainable” Stamp on Menhaden Fishery
Mining the base of the food chain is neither sustainable nor economically justifiable.
Video: Something’s Fishy With This Announcement About Atlantic Menhaden
When there's not enough bunker left in the water to support striped bass, can you really call commercial harvest of these forage fish sustainable?
Third-Party Certification Puts a Blue Ribbon on Depletion of Critical Striped Bass Food Source
It is negligent to certify Omega Protein’s menhaden purse-seining operation as sustainable when striped bass populations are in decline.
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WHAT WILL FEWER HUNTERS MEAN FOR CONSERVATION?
The precipitous drop in hunter participation should be a call to action for all sportsmen and women, because it will have a significant ripple effect on key conservation funding models.Learn More