Recreational Fisheries Conservation


Protecting Atlantic Salmon

Posted July 29, 2014 | ConservationFishing Tips & Techniques

Atlantic salmon numbers are low heading into the migrating season. Here’s a look at what you can do as an angler to help protect salmon numbers.

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Species spotlight: Eastern Brook Trout

Posted July 7, 2014 | Conservation

“Brookies” have inhabited the East’s coldwater streams, including the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay and the Delaware River, since the glaciers retreated across the Northeast. Learn more about this remarkable species here.

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Species spotlight: American shad

Posted July 7, 2014 | Conservation

President Lincoln was once called “thin as a shad.” Find out more about the history of the American shad here.

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Public Outreach Continues on Waters of the US Proposal

Posted May 15, 2014 | Conservation

A proposed rule is open for public comment through July 21, 2014. Learn more and share your thoughts here.

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The Future of Saltwater Recreational Fishing

Posted March 26, 2014 | Angling & Sport Fishing NewsConservation

Learn all about the future of saltwater recreational fishing in America, and the group that’s fighting to make it a bigger priority.

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Build a Fishing Line Recycling Bin

Posted March 21, 2014 | ConservationSpring Fishing Guide

With this handy instructional video courtesy of BoatUS, you’ll be able to construct a fishing line recycling bin that will be good for the environment.

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Louisiana anglers support food banks at the dock

Posted March 18, 2014 | Angling & Sport Fishing NewsConservation

A new program supported by Hunters for the Hungry makes it easy for Louisiana anglers to donate their catch. Find out more here.

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Raise the River vs. Move the Ocean

Posted March 17, 2014 | Angling & Sport Fishing NewsConservation

Actors Robert Redford and Will Ferrell, along with Professional Surfer Kelly Slater, are lending their creativity and talent to support Raise The River, a campaign designed to help breathe life back into the Colorado River Delta.

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A Challenge for the Chesapeake

Posted March 14, 2014 | Conservation

What’s at stake: Cooperation and Restoration Efforts in the Chesapeake

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The National Fish Habitat Conservation Act

Posted March 7, 2014 | Angling & Sport Fishing NewsConservationWFN Home

Find out more about the US Government’s plan to protect, restore and enhance the nation’s aquatic resources and fish habitat here.

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