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.
First Overhaul of Atlantic Striped Bass Management in Almost 20 Years
The TRCP and our recreational fishing partners are weighing in with detailed, technical feedback for fisheries managers—here are the high points.
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.
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