07 May 2015

• Striped Bass: “A Slow Evolving Death”

“Instead of establishing regulations that encourage the taking (harvesting) of as many fish as possible under MSY, a recreationally based objective would be to increase the numbers of fish thereby bettering the odds of fishing success. The difference in management goals is recreational conservation instead of commercial exploitation.

”Unfortunately, there are some folks that are ignoring these new realities and are undermining efforts by NOAA and others to require eco-system based management practices and recognizing and factoring into management planning the worth that recreational fishing has regarding specific marine species such as migratory striped bass….”

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