Herring Hearsay

  • By: Ted Williams

In what should be America's most important river-herring refuge, superstition suppresses these imperiled fish.


In February 2008 the National Marine Fisheries Service issued what they call a "Guidance" for salmon harvest management to the Pacific Fishery Management Council. The purpose is to execute commercial fisheries in a benign way so that at risk populations, especially those listed as

Collapse of Bluefin Tuna in the Western Atlantic

Thanks to my friend Carl Safina for allowing us to reproduce this fine report.

The Atlantic bluefin tuna (Thunnus


Dam Stupid

  • By: Ted Williams

When it comes to the "new" Columbia/Snake salmon plan, the courts have had it with federal arrogance.

$6.2 Million Will Go to 38 Native American Projects in 18 States for

Secretary of the Interior Dirk Kempthorne today announced more than $6.2
million in grants will go to 38 Native American projects in 18 states to
fund a wide range of conservation

Are Stripers Doing as Well as ASMFC Claims?

Recently the Atlantic States

Who Hates Trout Rivers?

  • By: Ted Williams
The Elk River flows out of the Appalachian Mountains and is one of the few rivers in West Virgina with wild rainbows  browns and

West Virginia is soiling some of the East's finest wild-trout water

The Mining Law of 1872

  • By: Ted Williams

The law that time forgot