Conservation

Where Baitfish Don't Belong

  • By: Ted Williams

Wild trout water more beautiful than northern Maine's Big Reed Pond doesn't exist. It is embraced by one of the few remaining old-growth forests in the East. It is one of about 307 lakes in the nation (305 in Maine) that still sustain native brook trout undefiled by hatchery genes and one of only 14

SILVER AND LARGESCALE SILVER CARP BANNED

Importation and interstate transport of live silver and largescale silver carp will be banned under a final rule published in today's Federal Register by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. A petition to the Service signed by 25 Members of Congress outlined

Safer Ocean Migration Ensured

June 21, 2007 By the Atlantic Salmon Federation ST. ANDREWS, NB A new Greenland Conservation Agreement will suspend commercial salmon fisheries in Greenland's territorial waters for seven years, beginning with the 2007 season. The fishermen of

Do Indians Really Need This?

Strikes me as stupid, dangerous idea not in the best interests of anyone--esp. Indians--that will encourage ongoing illegal activity such as sale of "Dream Catchers." FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Rachel F. Levin, 612-713-5311 June 15, 2007 Andrea Kirk, 612-713-5449

Synchronous Rise and Fall of Cod Stocks Points to Environmental Factors in Decline

A study of decades of population estimates for the various cod stocks off Canada and New England shows that the stocks grew and declined at about the same time, revealing that environmental factors played a stronger role than previously thought in the collapse

Where Baitfish Don't Belong

  • By: Ted Williams

The most-recent issue of FR&R takes the shine out of shiners.

Fishing Down on the Farm

  • By: Chad Mason

How to find and fish the ultimate largemouth pond

125 scientists from 27 countries call for end to commercial overfishing subsidies

May 24, 2007 Director-General Pascal Lamy World Trade Organization Centre William Rappard Rue de Lausanne 154 CH-1211 Geneva 21 Switzerland Dear Director-General Lamy: As members of the international science community, we write to you with our grave concern

Steelhead listing means chance to recover irreplaceable Northwest icon

May 7, 2007 Statement by Rob Masonis, Northwest regional director, American Rivers Contact: Rob Masonis, 206-213-0330 x12 Amy Kober, 206-213-0330 x23 Seattle -- American Rivers praised today's determination by NOAA Fisheries that Puget Sound steelhead

Robbed by Rats

You're losing more than money when you have to pay to fish public water Robbed by RAT's By Ted Williams It sounded okay when Congress authorized it in 1996. The few sportsmen and environmentalists who even noticed vacillated between disinterest and mild approval.