TELL CONGRESS! Oppose H.R. 200

TELL CONGRESS! Oppose H.R. 200

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S. 1520: The Trojan Horse

S. 1520: The Trojan Horse

Jun 21, 2018 | No Comments

Fisheries bill could pave the way for harmful reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act For well over a year, anglers and federal legislators have been the targets of a sophisticated and very well-funded public relations effort designed to convince them to support the so-called “Modern Fish Act,” a bill that would weaken key provisions of the […]

Thank God For Bluefish…

Thank God For Bluefish…

Jun 19, 2018 | No Comments

Why We Should Be Focusing On Fish In The Water, Rather Than Extraction While it’s probably not great for business for me to admit it, I’ve gotta be honest, on the striped bass front, it’s been tough going this spring. Lots of small fish around, but those 30-plus inch fish, (I’m talking specifically about the […]

Alaskans Understand that Science-Based Fisheries Management is Just Common Sense

Alaskans Understand that Science-Based Fisheries Management is Just Common Sense

Jun 14, 2018 | No Comments
The Last Buffalo Hunt

The Last Buffalo Hunt

Jun 12, 2018 | 4 Comments

Photo: Tony Friedrich and fluke My boat sits on the Southern end of a decent-sized island in the Chesapeake Bay. When my bare feet touch the aging fiberglass deck, I feel at home. Securing the gear, warming up the engines, and throwing the lines is a cathartic experience. Basically, I can’t wipe the smile from […]

About the Marine Fish Conservation Network

The Marine Fish Conservation Network is a coalition of commercial and recreational fishing associations, regional and national conservation groups, aquaria, and marine science organizations dedicated to defending and strengthening our primary federal fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, in order to sustain abundant fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and thriving fishing communities. Learn more.