Tag Archives: News

Fish Discovered Surviving in Pacific Dead Zones

Researchers looking into the long term effects of the Pacific dead zones find some species weathering the storm

Grants Pass, OR—There’s good news, and there’s bad news. First let’s get the bad news out of the way; scientists think that the Pacific dead zones are still growing. These oxygen-depleted areas near the bottom of the ocean and large lakes can’t support life, and they’ve been concerning scientists and conservationists since the 70’s. But a new study, published last month in the journal Fisheries Oceanography, finds Continue reading Fish Discovered Surviving in Pacific Dead Zones

Other Articles You Might Enjoy

Meet Elke Kirk, Salmonfly Master Elke Kirk Has Made a Living Out of Salmonfly Fishing, But He's Made a Life Out of Helping Others By Will Jukes For the average person, the salmonf...
West Coast Crab Fisheries Closed Crab fisheries closed in sections along the West Coast due to toxic algae blooms You would think that the warm sunny season would be a great time...
Ever wonder what fish management agencies consider... Fishing in Drought Conditions:  A Fisheries Management Perspective by Debbie Kay This winter was not kind to the skiers in the PNW.  As we approac...
Conservationists resist changes to U.S. fishing la... Critics say the new language could set back conservation efforts, endanger fisheries Proposed revisions to federal fishing regulations has conservati...
Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away New Regulations On Forage Fish Will Impact Salmon, Steelhead, and Tuna Down the Line The future of Pacific salmon could be decided Monday, when the P...

Maple Valley To Hold 13th Annual Fishing Derby

Lake Wilderness fishing derby will cater to families, children

Maple Valley, WA–Seattle area anglers looking to get their families interested in fishing may want to look to Lake Wilderness Park later this month. The park will open its season Friday, April 24th with its Continue reading Maple Valley To Hold 13th Annual Fishing Derby

Other Articles You Might Enjoy

Conservationists resist changes to U.S. fishing la... Critics say the new language could set back conservation efforts, endanger fisheries Proposed revisions to federal fishing regulations has conservati...
10 Yakima County Fishing Holes 10 Yakima County Fishing Holes: High Country Hooking Done Right Yakima is hot this time of the year, but many sport fishermen are willing to brave th...
Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away New Regulations On Forage Fish Will Impact Salmon, Steelhead, and Tuna Down the Line The future of Pacific salmon could be decided Monday, when the P...
genetically modified salmon approved FDA OKs Genetically Modified Salmon for Human Consumption By Jai Colvin Local fishermen are up in arms over an announcement this month that th...
Pacific Fisheries Management Council okays forage ... Historic regulations could improve health of salmon, tuna and other game fish Vancouver, BC—The Pacific Fisheries Management Council voted Tuesday to...

Fishermen Petition Against Tighter Halibut Regs

New regulations put seekers of groundfish in conflict with halibut fishery

Halibut
Flickr/wplynn

The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council’s met pushback against Tuesday, March 31st against stricter halibut bycatch regulations in Alaska’s groundfish fishery, say industry sources. The opposition came in the form of a 23,000 word petition, delivered to governor Jay Inslee by Washington company Fishermen’s Finest. The company, which operates a large fleet in Alaska, argues that the revisions will cost millions in revenue and thousands of jobs. If they hold up, the limits could trim allowable bycatch by 10% to 50%.

Continue reading Fishermen Petition Against Tighter Halibut Regs

Other Articles You Might Enjoy

Meet Elke Kirk, Salmonfly Master Elke Kirk Has Made a Living Out of Salmonfly Fishing, But He's Made a Life Out of Helping Others By Will Jukes For the average person, the salmonf...
Columbia River Halibut Seasons Columbia River Halibut Seasons to be great in 2015 The reports are out for the 2015 halibut season and anglers can expect halibut fishing seasons thi...
Conservationists resist changes to U.S. fishing la... Critics say the new language could set back conservation efforts, endanger fisheries Proposed revisions to federal fishing regulations has conservati...
Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away New Regulations On Forage Fish Will Impact Salmon, Steelhead, and Tuna Down the Line The future of Pacific salmon could be decided Monday, when the P...
Ever wonder what fish management agencies consider... Fishing in Drought Conditions:  A Fisheries Management Perspective by Debbie Kay This winter was not kind to the skiers in the PNW.  As we approac...

Pacific Fisheries Management Council okays forage fish regulations

Historic regulations could improve health of salmon, tuna and other game fish

Vancouver, BC—The Pacific Fisheries Management Council voted Tuesday to establish new restrictions on forage fisheries in US Pacific waters. The decision, which we reported on last week, will require commercial fishers to provide evidence that new fisheries will have minimal ecological impact before a new fishery can be opened. Continue reading Pacific Fisheries Management Council okays forage fish regulations

Other Articles You Might Enjoy

Conservationists resist changes to U.S. fishing la... Critics say the new language could set back conservation efforts, endanger fisheries Proposed revisions to federal fishing regulations has conservati...
Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away New Regulations On Forage Fish Will Impact Salmon, Steelhead, and Tuna Down the Line The future of Pacific salmon could be decided Monday, when the P...
genetically modified salmon approved FDA OKs Genetically Modified Salmon for Human Consumption By Jai Colvin Local fishermen are up in arms over an announcement this month that th...
Fishermen Petition Against Tighter Halibut Regs New regulations put seekers of groundfish in conflict with halibut fishery The North Pacific Fisheries Management Council’s met pushback against Tu...
Skagit Tribe Forced to Close Pink Salmon Due to Lo... The Poor Return of Pink Salmon Leaves the Skagit Tribe's Near Term Outlook in Question By Will Jukes Low fish numbers has forced the Upper Skagit ...

Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away

New Regulations On Forage Fish Will Impact Salmon, Steelhead, and Tuna Down the Line

The future of Pacific salmon could be decided Monday, when the Pacific Fisheries Management Council votes on new regulations affecting forage fisheries management. The regulations would affect US waters off the coast of Oregon, California, and Washington. Continue reading Vote on Pacific Forage Fish Management Days Away

Other Articles You Might Enjoy

Meet Elke Kirk, Salmonfly Master Elke Kirk Has Made a Living Out of Salmonfly Fishing, But He's Made a Life Out of Helping Others By Will Jukes For the average person, the salmonf...
Ever wonder what fish management agencies consider... Fishing in Drought Conditions:  A Fisheries Management Perspective by Debbie Kay This winter was not kind to the skiers in the PNW.  As we approac...
Conservationists resist changes to U.S. fishing la... Critics say the new language could set back conservation efforts, endanger fisheries Proposed revisions to federal fishing regulations has conservati...
The Issue with Felt-Soled Wading Boots Felt-Soled Wading Boots Hurt Fish   By Debbie Kay Editors Note: This article appeared in 2014. We have updated it for the beginning of the shoppin...
10 Tips for Choosing an Alaskan Fishing Trip Robert Deen It’s winter.  The fishing is slow, so now is a good time to research and plan your trips for warmer times ahead. Having just gone th...