Fisheries Management

State of Our Trout Part I

  • By: Ted Williams
Golden Trout

The biodiversity of unique trout and the fight to save these fish.


July 2008

I enjoyed reading about my old home waters. I lived within 50 miles of Glacier National Park for 27 years.


DURHAM, N.H. -- New Hampshire Fish and Game's Marine Fisheries Division today announced that commercial harvesters will be prohibited from landing Atlantic herring from Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission Management Area 1A (located in the western half of the Gulf of Maine) from 12:01 a.m.

Striper Concerns

by Capt. John McMurray

If you’re an avid striper guy (my guess is you are if you are reading this) then by now I’ll bet you’ve seen the ASMFC press release regarding the new reference points for the striped bass fishery. If not, you can find it here:

Fisheries Regulators Choose Short-term Economic Interest Over Species Survival

Washington, DC, August 22, 2008 − Today the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Horseshoe Crab Management Board once again failed to take the necessary action of approving a moratorium on horseshoe crab fishing in key states. In doing so, they acquiesced to the short-term