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Saving Striped Bass…Again!

09/18/14 WILD OCEANS SUPPORTS NEW CONSERVATION MEASURES September 19, 2014  “Probably no near-shore fish arouses so much emotion as striped bass,” says writer Dick Russell in his book Striper Wars, recalling the long battle to save a fish he calls “the aquatic equivalent of the American bald eagle.”  The striper’s..read more

The Summer 2014 Wild Oceans Horizon

08/28/14 Wonder what's on the horizon for Atlantic striped bass, west coast swordfish or deep sea corals?  Check out the latest issue of our newsletter, the Wild Oceans Horizon.  Other featured stories include our priorities for the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Conservation and Management Act, with a special Ocean ..read more

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The Other World Cup

07/15/14 STEPHANIE CHOATE CELEBRATES HER INDEPENDENCE BY WINNING THE WORLD BLUE MARLIN CHAMPIONSHIP   By Stephanie Choate I came to Kona, Hawaii with the understanding that it had fish - and big fish at that.  I had previously fished the World Cup in Cape Verde and Madeira, but I never saw a fish over 500 poun..read more

Mid-Atlantic Council Strengthens River Herring & Shad Protections for 2015

06/19/14 By Pam Lyons Gromen - I have good news from Freehold, New Jersey where the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council met last week from June 10-12.  The Council’s newly-formed River Herring & Shad Committee significantly reduced the allowable bycatch of imperiled blueback herring, alewives and shad for the 2015..read more

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250 Million More Menhaden In 2014

09/25/14 MENHADEN CONSERVATION MEASURES LEAVE MORE PREY IN THE WATER TO SUSTAIN PREDATORS   250 million menhaden!  That's the estimated number of these vital forage fish left in the water in 2013 to feed Atlantic striped bass, bluefin tuna, osprey, whales and myriad other marine animals, because of a new east coast me..read more

BCA Closer to Complete Ban on US Mainland Billfish Sales

10/03/13 October 3, 2013 When the Billfish Conservation Act (BCA) was signed into US law nearly a year ago, conservationists worldwide cheered that the globe’s largest market for imported marlin, sailfish, and spearfish would soon be closed. Although the challenge of getting a bill passed through the legislative process wa..read more

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