Menhaden Management Finally Begins ASMFC takes first steps to rebuild menhaden forage base ALEXANDRIA, VA - For the first time ever, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission took steps to rein in the industrial harvest of menhaden and begin the process of managing the menhaden fishery. If...

Marine Fisheries Commission sanctions striped bass slaughter Anglers set to seek relief in General Assembly In an appalling disregard for the indiscriminate killing of striped bass by the commercial trawl net fishermen, the North Carolina Marine fisheries Commission (NCMFC) voted to continue these wasteful practices. Following three...

Reef Restoration in New Bern On the same day evidence showing the destruction of striped bass was made public, other cameras recorded individuals working to improve marine habitat in our estuarine waters. A lot of species will benefit from their efforts, particularly striped bass. On Wednesday, Jan....