Private hatcheries present unique difficulties for fisheries managers trying to contain the spread of diseases such as whirling disease. Michael Wright reports on “The Hatchery Quandary” in this article via The Bozeman Daily Chronicle. After a 300-year absence, American shad have … more ?
Bills will support science and management to support the region’s fisheries Alexandria, VA – June 12, 2016 – The sportfishing industry offered its full support for two bills introduced by U.S. Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.), Gary Peters (D-Mich.) and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) to manage and conserve the Great Lakes’ fisheries. Show More Summary
In this recent article Kris Millgate looks at the rubber vs. felt debate. She speaks with those in gear design and manufacturing, fisheries management, and guides about the issue. “If the rubber versus felt debate did anything in the name … more ?
Myanmar Department of Fisheries celebrates World Oceans Day by designating Myanmar's first Locally Managed Marine Areas (LMMAs).
A few degrees, on average, can make a huge difference in lakes and streams as aquatic species struggle to compete and in some cases survive, and that's why a warming climate is of concern to fisheries managers.
(Washington State University) Washington State University marine biologists for the first time have documented a wealth of fish in the 'vastly underexplored' deep coral reefs off Hawaii Island.The study gives fishery managers a moreShow More Summary
Federal fishing regulators are considering a host of alternatives about new ways to manage the herring fishery. Atlantic herring is a major industrial fishery on the East Coast, with fishermen … Click to Continue »
The Marine Fish Conservation Network has launched a new online resource created for anglers, providing “clear, reliable news and opinions about fisheries management in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.” Fissues.org aims to inform and engage anglers in fisheries management and conservation issues. Read more … more ?
The state's fishing seasons, developed by the WDFW and treaty tribal co-managers, were finalized during the Pacific Fishery Management Council's meeting. This post Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife Salmon Fisheries Set for 2017 appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
On April 6, Congressional Sportsmen’s Caucus (CSC) Member Congressman Garret Graves, along with CSC Co-Chair Congressman Gene Green, CSC Member Congressman Rob Wittman and Congressman Daniel Webster introduced essential legislation that...Show More Summary
The "Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2017" will provide much-needed modifications to the way the NMFS approaches management. This post CSC Members Introduce Bill to Enhance Recreational Fisheries Management appeared first on AmmoLand.com Shooting Sports News.
Alaskans tired of living under the threat of B.C.’s poorly regulated mines are taking the matter to the state’s House Fisheries Committee in an effort to escalate an international response to ongoing issues such as the slow leakage of acidic waste from the deserted Tulsequah Chief Mine in northwest B.C. Show More Summary
A live bait favored by winter walleye anglers is at the center of an escalating policy dispute between bait shops blocked from importing the minnows and fisheries managers who say … Click to Continue »
Effort focuses on improving coastal fisheries conservation and management Alexandria, Va. – April 3, 2017 – The American Sportfishing Association’s (ASA) Board of Directors voted in favor of supporting the NC Sound Economy initiative at their spring meeting in late March. Show More Summary
(University of Washington) A new paper by the University of Washington and NOAA's Northwest Fisheries Science Center aims to provide clarity among scientists, resource managers and planners on what ecological resilience means and how it can be achieved.
LINCOLN, Neb. – Panhandle anglers have a quality bullhead fishery in Crescent Lake Wildlife Management Area (WMA). Nebraska Game and Parks Commission fisheries biologists recently conducted a fish survey at the lake and collected “several hundred bullheads per frame net,” according to northwest district biologist Joe Rydell. Show More Summary
The public will have a chance to comment on a plan to change the way New England's shuttered shrimp fishery is managed with an eye toward saving it. The regulatory … Click to Continue »
March 15, 2017 – Alexandria, Va. – The American Sportfishing Association and its Florida advocacy arm, Keep Florida Fishing®, today praised Florida Governor Rick Scott for his recommendations to the Secretary of Commerce for appointments...Show More Summary
Fisheries managers have been predicting a slightly below-average run of spring Chinook salmon on the Columbia River this year but a newly published suggests that it may be worse.
Managing for sustainable development and resource extraction requires an understanding of the feedbacks between ecosystems and humans. These feedbacks are part of complex social-ecological systems (SES), in which resources, actors, and governance systems interact to produce outcomes across these component parts. Show More Summary