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Nevin Knowles, operator of the Long Island Bonefishing Lodge, told Guardian Business that although he supports the introduction of measured permit fees for the creation of a conservation fund to protect the industry's longevity, theShow More Summary
Photo: Amit Patel Here's one way to kill state run hatchery programs. Millions of dollars in fish could be at stake if state lawmakers can't agree on a budget and avoid a government shutdown. Dozens of hatcheries across Washington, where fish are raised, could be temporarily closed. Show More Summary
Illegal grows are having a significant impact on the environment and wild fish. Cal Trout is supporting Assemblymen Jim Wood’s bill, AB 243 that addresses the environmental problems created by illegal marijuana farms. LINK The best thing that could happen would be for California to fully legalize cannabis which would put the illegal grows out of business.
River levels are dropping rapidly as summer temperatures continue to climb, and both trends spell trouble for Montana’s trout. As Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks prepares for fishing closures, anglers can do some things to help fish out. LINK (via: Montana On The Ground) No surprise that we just had the hottest spring ever.
What happens when the world's largest migration intersects with a thousand miles of passionate, sleep deprived anglers? This multi-year odyssey following the Striped Bass, logs the mayhem of the striped bass migration,and shows the challenge of finding a fish that can appear anywhere from the Chesapeake Bay to Portland Maine. Show More Summary
Photo:Jeff Lewis Fisherman catches testicle biting fish in New Jersey. LINK (via: NY City News) You're more likey to lose you cojones to a weed wacker than a pacu.
Watch as John McMillan, science director for Trout Unlimited's Wild Steelhead Initiative walks through the proper technique to catch and release a steelhead, explaining the science behind it as he goes.
In addition to the the collective outcry from the fly fishing industry, Bahamian trade organizations are also lobbying hard against the proposed changes to the Fisheries Resources Act. A furious tourism industry is uniting to opposeShow More Summary
The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is very disappointed over the failure of the North Atlantic Salmon Conservation Organization (NASCO) to limit Greenland’s salmon harvest to sustainable levels, during negotiations to set regulatory measures at meetings that took place June 2 to 5 in Goose Bay, Labrador. Show More Summary
Track Shell's Artic drilling rig the Polar Pioneer as it heads to its proposed drilling site. LINK Shell’s plans to bore two wells in the Arctic Ocean this summer may be jeopardized by an obscure permitting requirement that effectively bars drilling operations close to each other in waters off Alaska. LINK
Round 2 of NRDC's Politico Pebble ad campaign. LINK
The latest research on the subject of whether fish can feel pain says they do not when they're given large injections of acid or bee venom. Fish do not even suffer when they are hooked and fighting for their lives, according to research...Show More Summary
A strongly worded letter from AFFTA opposing the current proposed Fisheries Resource Regulations in the Bahamas. Michael T Braynen Director Department of Marine Resources P.O. Box N 3028 Nassau, Bahamas The destination angler traveling to the Bahamas has for many decades played a vital role in the health of the Bahamian economy. Show More Summary
Everything you wanted to know about trout courtesy of their namesake organization. LINK
An aggressive foreign fish that can move across dry land and choke birds and other fish is threatening to make its way onto Australian soil from Papua New Guinea. Researchers and rangers are monitoring the climbing perch, which has already...Show More Summary
There are some new rules proposals being put forth by the Bahamian Government that, among other things, could end wading the flats without a guide or any foreign ownership of a lodge. For a thorough analysis of the rules proposals and the ramifications we strongly urge you to read the three stories and their associated comments via the links below. Show More Summary
There are many reasons to quit the Pebble Mine. Through a series of ads running this week and next in Politico, NRDC is giving the Pebble Partnership a handful. LINK (via: NRDC)