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Listen Now: Tom Sadler Talks Fisheries Management, Science, the Business of Sustainability…and a Little Fishing

Listen Now: Tom Sadler Talks Fisheries Management, Science, the Business of Sustainability…and a Little Fishing

Apr 7, 2020 | No Comments

Network deputy director Tom Sadler appeared on the Sustainable Angler podcast last week, and you can listen to the episode below. Details from Sustainable Angler host Rick Crawford: In this episode of The Sustainable Angler podcast, I had the pleasure of interviewing the Marine Fish Conservation Network’s Tom Sadler, who has spent the last thirty-five […]

COVID-19 and CARES Act Resources for Fishing and Seafood Communities

COVID-19 and CARES Act Resources for Fishing and Seafood Communities

Apr 2, 2020 | No Comments

Photo: Waterfront in Sitka, Alaska These tough times are creating uncertainty and instability for the seafood and fishing industries, and we know many of our friends and partners, from seafood suppliers, chefs, fishing guides, and family commercial fishermen, are struggling. Coastal communities around the U.S. are made up of family businesses that provide fresh, local […]

Home Water

Home Water

Apr 1, 2020 | No Comments

Isolation, self-imposed or otherwise, provides a time for reflection. Last weekend I sat down to gather my thoughts on the current state of affairs, and here is where I landed. First off, my days are not significantly different from my regular routine. I have been working from home for more than a decade. Conference calls, […]

Released Fish: Neither Discards Nor Bycatch

Released Fish: Neither Discards Nor Bycatch

Mar 12, 2020 | No Comments

Bluefish photo by John McMurray Language has power. Although words seem ephemeral, they have the ability to transform how we perceive every part of our world. Just consider the words “used car.” When you first hear them spoken, you might think of some hard-driven clunker sitting on a lot amid dozens of its kind, 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, 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.