Defenders take action NOW!

Omega Protein is attempting to secure sustainability certification from the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC) Public Comment Draft Report (PCDR) on Atlantic menhaden Certification deadline January 14th, 2019. Two options for you. Click thru box at lower right corner or cut and paste the below letter into your own email and send to: to [email protected] with CC copy to [email protected] Remember to include your mailing […]

Pogies have been abundant in North Shore waters

I can’t remember the last time there have been so many pogies (Brevoortia tyrannus for you Latin fans) in the water. Huge schools of them can be found right now from Salem to Salisbury. The big stripers and tuna have just been feasting on them. These fish, also known as menhaden on the South Shore, […]

Draft Amendment 3

The Atlantic coastal states of Maine through Florida have scheduled their hearings to gather public comment on Draft Amendment 3 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden. Draft Amendment 3 seeks to manage the menhaden resource in a way that balances menhaden’s ecological role as a prey species with the needs of all […]