A new bill has been introduced in Congress to help conserve forage fish–what we often call bait fish. Sustainable management of these fisheries has been needed for a long time, and in this From the Head video, Sid Dobrin explains why this is an important bill to support. FISH ON!
Conservation, fish, Fisheries Management, Fishing, Forage Fish, Forage Fish Act, Herring, Menhaden, Mullet
The annual summer Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) migration is on, and fishing couldn’t be better in waters of Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania–especially shark fishing. Menhaden–or bunker, mossbunker, or pogy, depending on where you’re from–are attracting large schools of bluefish (Pomatomus saltatrix), and usually right be hind the blues are the sharks, looking to […]
Atlantic, Atlantic Menhaden, Blue Shark, Bluefish, fish, Fishing, Menhaden, Mid-Atlantic, Shortfin Mako, striped bass, Thresher Shark