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Winter Flounder: Managers Wave the White Flag

Winter Flounder: Managers Wave the White Flag

Feb 2, 2023 | No Comments

It’s hard to watch a fishery die, particularly one that you’ve been a part of for virtually all of your life. I’ve long mourned the demise of the Southern New England/Mid-Atlantic (SNEMA) stock of winter flounder. I’m not sure when I caught my first flounder, but if I had to guess, I’d say it was […]

Five Tips for Talking to Kids about Sustainable Seafood

Five Tips for Talking to Kids about Sustainable Seafood

Jan 25, 2023 | No Comments

This article can also be found on the One Fish Foundation website, and another version appeared in the Fall 2022 edition of Edible Maine. Every One Fish Foundation class starts with two important points, regardless of whether I’m speaking with elementary school or graduate school students. First, I define sustainable seafood as being local, abundant, […]

Time for a Waterside Chat! With Moldy Chum’s Brian Bennett

Time for a Waterside Chat! With Moldy Chum’s Brian Bennett

Jan 20, 2023 | No Comments

Brian Bennett, publisher and editor of the irreverent and much-loved website Moldy Chum, will join host and Network Deputy Director Tom Sadler for a Waterside Chat on January 25 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Reserve your spot today! Brian and Tom plan to talk about AFFTA Fisheries Fund’s Tomorrow’s Fish Campaign and much more, including: Why […]

Building a Better Working Waterfront

Building a Better Working Waterfront

Jan 18, 2023 | No Comments

The news just keeps getting better for West Coast groundfish. Ringing in the New Year comes with good news for saltwater anglers in Oregon, and other West Coast ports as well. For starters, the seasonal depth restriction has been lifted, which should excite many anglers. It’s like the good ol’ days all over again, with […]

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, sustainable seafood suppliers, and marine science organizations dedicated to sustaining abundant fish populations, healthy marine ecosystems, and thriving fishing communities through defending and strengthening U.S. ocean policy, including our primary federal fisheries law, the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act. Learn more.