ASMFC managers reject moving the goal posts for striped bass management. Striped bass managers took important steps to continue the development of the next chapter of striped bass management in draft Amendment 7.
The legislation would require that the role forage fish play in the marine ecosystem be accounted for when federal fisheries managers set catch limits on these small but important fish.
The Phase II expansion includes the addition of hundreds of tons of additional diverse materials, including reef pyramids, steel energy industry structures, low-level relief and concrete culverts.
The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council elected to defer until January 2023 a controversial measure that would have slashed Alabama’s red snapper quota by 52 percent and Mississippi’s by 62 percent.
On behalf of America’s 7.5 million striped bass anglers and the sportfishing industry, we appreciate the opportunity to provide comments to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) regarding the Public Information Document for Amendment 7 to the Atlantic Striped Bass Interstate Fishery Management Plan.
Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana’s REEF Louisiana Program will begin construction this week on a new artificial reef complex in Plaquemines Parish, on a former speckled trout fishing hotspot where oil and gas platforms have been removed.
In the wake of a coastal freeze, CCA Texas contributes $152,000 to Texas Parks and Wildlife Department to speed coastal recovery Through an electronic vote, CCA Texas’ Board of Directors…
The marine ecosystem off South Carolina is set to get another boost this week with the placement of a 50-foot tugboat 6-8 miles out from McClellanville in the same area where the South Carolina Chapter of Coastal Conservation Association (CCA SC) launched its ambitious offshore reefing program 10 years ago.