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Sportsmen Urge Congress to Respect Public Lands as Sustainable, Important Base of Thriving Economy

DENVER – The nation’s hunters and anglers who know firsthand the value of this country’s public lands are urging federal lawmakers struggling with budget woes and joblessness to remember the boon those wide open spaces have been to state and local economies.

Help Save "The Most Important Fish in the Sea"

Help Save "The Most Important Fish in the Sea"
Send a message to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission today
in support of stronger conservation for menhaden, an important forage fish

The Situation

Menhaden, a key food source for many popular sportfish - especially striped bass - are the most important fish in the sea according to noted historian and author H. Bruce Franklin. Unfortunately, menhaden stocks have declined 88 percent over the last 25 years and are at their lowest abundance in recorded history.