Some Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission members concerned about disappearance of rockfish in northern waters
BOSTON—A proposal that could have slashed Maryland's annual striped bass catch by more than 50 percent in 2012 was shelved Tuesday morning by the commission that oversees East Coast fisheries.
NEW ORLEANS-- Almost every hour, the Louisiana coastline loses a football field-sized piece of land.
Commercial anglers would be allowed to use the nets for spotted sea trout
Thousands of Florida anglers are shocked and growing angry as they learn of a late-stages proposal before the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission that would allow commercial fishermen to use seine nets (of up to 500 square feet) to collect spotted sea trout throughout state waters.
Vancouver company helping mother nature restore White Salmon River’s path
WHITE SALMON — Dale Kuykendall strolls a few hundred yards from his makeshift office to a ledge offering a jaw-dropping view of the newly unleashed White Salmon River.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission will meet Nov. 16-17 in Key Largo.
After a 10-month reduction in allowable catch for red grouper in Gulf of Mexico federal waters, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Service on Monday announced it will increase the quota by 1.2 million pounds.
Recreational angling community comments on the General Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement for Biscayne National Park
The above organizations are pleased to submit the following formal comments on the draft General Management Plan/Environmental Impact Statement (GMP) for Biscayne National Park (BNP). Our organizations represent the overwhelming majority of recreational boating and angling interests in the United States, collectively a $200+ billion industry. We have been closely following the development of the GMP and the Fisheries Management Plan, which will greatly affect anglers and recreational-fishing dependent businesses in the area and have implications for the broader sportfishing community at large.
Researchers at the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO) hope to complete the life cycle of tuna in captivity in the next four or five years.
Recreational groups hoping Congress can put off deadlines so more data can be gathered
SARASOTA — — The future of recreational saltwater fishing is murky as restrictive federal regulations are poised to possibly close vast stretches of offshore waters.
Panel continues to push recreational-based catch share agenda
In a letter to the chairman of the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, Coastal Conservation Association is asking the Council to reject the recommendations of the Limited Access Privilege Program Advisory Panel (LAPP AP) and abandon consideration of sector separation and catch share experiments in Gulf reef fish fisheries.