It is said that if someone is completely happy at the end of a compromise, then there truly was never a compromise at all. This is as evident as ever at any Gulf Council meeting, which often is a frustrating week that leads to a lot of postponed decision making and plenty of hard feelings. […]
About Derek Breaux
Derek earned his Bachelor's degree in Earth and Environmental Science from the University of New Orleans in May of 2016 and worked as a Gulf Fish Forever campaign organizer at the Gulf Restoration Network until April 2017. He spends his free time fishing the banks of South Louisiana.
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About “From the Waterfront”
Fishing is a rich part of our American tradition. Fisheries policy and management can be highly technical, but at the heart of it lies stories of the men and women who make a living off of the last wild places, or who connect with nature, families, and communities through fishing recreationally and eating the bounties of the ocean. The Marine Fish Conservation Network is committed to ensuring that wild ocean fisheries are as much a part of our nation’s future as they are of its past.
“From the Waterfront” shares stories of our fishing past, present, and future to demonstrate the invaluable role that healthy, well-managed fisheries play our American fishing tradition.