Fisheries Management

Salmon of the St. Lawrence Lakes

Salmon of the St. Lawrence Lakes by Ted Williams "Landlocks" weren't always those slender, dainty fish that snatch Gray Ghosts from prop wash or bend alder reflections as they sip dry flies. The extinct races of Atlantic salmon that inhabited

Feds Threaten Future of Striped Bass Fishery

From the Recreational Fishing Alliance. Great to see them on the opposite side of an issue from the dead-on-the-dock guys for once. Congrats REC! Feds Threaten Future of Striped Bass Fishery For the past fifteen years there has been a moratorium on the harvest

Court Urged to Invalidate Federal Plan for Upper Snake River Operations

From American Rivers: Declaring 2005 Biological Opinion in Violation of Endangered Species Act Would Force Basin-wide Analysis of Impact of Snake River Dams on Salmon Recovery Portland, OR -- A coalition of fishing businesses and conservation groups today asked

House Hearing on Marine Fisheries Bill a Critical Step as Legislative Clock Ticks

From The Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership: Washington, DC  Marine fisheries and the14 million anglers that cast into the oceans each year are depending on Congress to pass an improved Magnuson-Stevens Fisheries Conservation and Management

VERMONT Sportsmen vs. The Northern Forest

The current crisis in the Moosehead region -- with the 14,000-member Sportsman's Alliance of Maine whooping it up for massive development of the Northern Forest by Plum Creek -- calls to mind the disturbing reaction to land conservation by some sportsmen

Splake Threaten Lake Superior Brookies

In light of recent efforts by friends and colleagues in Maine to limit the stocking of splake, the following piece may be of interest. One particular point that should be noted: In the West splake are used to CONTROL overabundant, stunted, alien brook trout:

Golden Rule Comes to the North Woods

Here are the remarks of Jon Lund -- avid and accomplished hunter and angler, Maine's former attorney general and publisher of New England's biggest outdoor periodical, the *Maine Sportsman* -- delivered to the board of the Sportsman's Alliance

Fisheries Currents

Science news from the American Fisheries Society Issue 2, April 2006 Welcome to the second edition of Fisheries Currents, a digest of newsmaking fisheries science articles from the journals of the American Fisheries Society. Each issue, highlighted articles

Removing Dams (from Consideration)

The Endangered Species Act does not mandate recovery; it mandates a recovery plan. NOAA Fisheries spokesman Brian Gorman Removing Dams (from Consideration) By Ted Williams In the minds of grazers, farmers, irrigators, hydro-power producers,

2006 Ocean Salmon Season Stays Open in California

For Immediate Release ASA - Gordon Robertson, 703-519-9691, [email protected] ASA Northern Calif. - Dick Pool, 925-825-8560, [email protected] Coastside Fishing Club - Bob Franco, 650-726-1666, [email protected] Anglers'