An independent, top-to-bottom review of any government agency-especially a fisheries agency-should be a good thing, right? Although a recent analysis of Maine's Department of Marine Resources prepared by three out-of- state veterans from fisheries management and the seafood industry backgrounds...
The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission's (ASMFC) Striped Bass Management Board has initiated development of a draft addendum aimed at reducing the mortality of striped bass coastwide by up to 40% and further protecting the species' spawning stock when it is concentrated and vulnerable...
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During the Senate subcomittee hearing on reauthorization of implementation of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation Management Act, one thing became terribly clear.
Fishermen - both commercial and recreational - don't trust data...
Al Ristori writes in connect New jersey.com that Eric Schwaab is the new NMFS chief
By Al Ristori
February 12, 2010, 4:15PM
Eric Schwaab, former deputy chief of the Maryland Dept. of Natural Resources, has been elevated to head of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS). The surprise...
Marine Fisheries Commission Seeks Striped Bass Advisors
- November 2nd, 2009
MOREHEAD CITY, NC - The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission is looking for commercial and recreational fisherman and scientists to serve on two Striped Bass Fishery Management Plan Advisory Committees.
One of the...
Katie Lynch, Fisheries Observer
By Janis Hewitt
(07/29/2009) Link East Hampton Star
As an observer who supplies data for the National Marine Fisheries Service, Katie Lynch collects fish scales and other samples from bluefish, striped bass, and scallops. She weighs in or estimates the...
Wow maybe all my complaining about voluntary catch reports instead of a saltwater license worked, doubt it. I hope anyone who qualifies, LOTS OF US WILL, for the log will fill them out and just maybe we'll prove that more fees and licenses are not needed to collect recreational catch...
all releasess found here
Contact: Patricia Smith
Phone: (252) 726-7021
PUBLIC HEARINGS SET ON PROPOSED FISHERIES RULES
MOREHEAD CITY -
The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will held two public hearings on proposed rules that will affect striped bass fishing and criteria for obtaining...
Public hearings set on proposed fisheries rules (2/18/2008)
MOREHEAD CITY – The N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission will hold two public hearings next week on proposed rules that will affect striped bass fishing and criteria for obtaining certain fishing licenses.
The hearings will be held...
The Miss AtlanticCity Captain Edward Collet
Barb Gail IV Brielle, Monmouth County party boat
The Pearl Cape May, W. O'Neal
State regulators detail fishing violations in quarterly report
By RICHARD DEGENER Staff Writer
Published: January 5, 2008
Galloway Township- Illegal catches of...
By JULI PROBASCO-SOWERS
REGISTER STAFF WRITER
Iowa anglers and fisheries biologists want to stock more hybrid wipers.
Just when that might happen is not known. However, anglers and state biologists agree hybrid wipers are an excellent game fish that can improve, and...
Congress Passes Landmark Fisheries Law
Significant changes approved for U.S. fisheries management system
Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, led the effort to
update rules governing
the fishing industry. (Associated Press )
Alexandria, VA - December 11, 2006 - In a last minute effort, Congress...
Ocean fisheries collapsing, study says
Stocks could be gone by 2048, scientists say
By MARLA CONE, Los Angeles Times
Posted Friday, November 3, 2006
All of the world's fishing stocks will collapse before midcentury, devastating food supplies, if overfishing and other human impacts continue...
Mid-Atlantic - Measures Proposed for 2006 Bluefish Fisheries
NOAA Fisheries Service has proposed state-by-state commercial quotas, a recreational harvest limit, and recreational possession limits for Atlantic bluefish. The 2006 Total Allowable Landings (TAL) is 24.799 million lb, approximately...
Formal Adoption of Fisheries Ecosystem Planning in Chesapeake Bay
At its annual meeting on November 29, the Chesapeake Bay Program Executive Council formally adopted the first-of-its-kind "Fisheries Ecosystem Planning in Chesapeake Bay" (FEP) document as the framework for the Program's gradual...
I got a copy of this in a PDF file if anyone is interested
NOAA Fisheries Service has just released the annual report on Fisheries of the United States (2004). This publication provides the latest data on the following:
* U.S. Commercial Fishery Landings
* U.S. Marine Recreational...
NRP and NOAA Fisheries Service Seize Striped Bass
NRP and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration?s (NOAA) Office for Law Enforcement seized 2,702 pounds of striped bass from the commercial fishing...
The American Fisheries Society offers high school students the opportunity to participate in a summer-long, hands-on experience in fisheries science with a professional mentor. A scholarship is provided to students accepted into the program. For more information, click on...