May 8, 2020
VA Cuts Menhaden Quota, But Omega Retains Dubious “Sustainable” Label
All the strikes against Omega’s claim of sustainability.
March 9, 2020
Virginia Governor Signs Legislation to Strengthen Menhaden Conservation
Recreational fishing and boating groups applaud new bipartisan law.
February 27, 2020
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...
January 29, 2020
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...
December 19, 2019
Commerce Secretary Sides with Recreational Fishermen in Menhaden Case
Industrial fishing giant strikes out twice as it breaks the rules in the Chesapeake Bay U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross today issued a decision cracking down on overfishing...
November 15, 2019
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
October 29, 2019
Commission Holds Foreign Company Accountable for Breaking Rules in the Chesapeake Bay
Sporting groups hail decision to preserve striped bass nursery.
September 19, 2019
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.
July 3, 2019
Fight Against Atlantic Menhaden Certification Moves to Next Round
Sportfishing groups will argue case before an independent adjudicator.
June 17, 2019
Sportfishing Groups Call for Science-Based Management of Gulf Menhaden
Marine Stewardship Council takes an irresponsible approach to fishery certification.
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