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The Spring 2016 Wild Oceans Horizon

04/19/16 As Wild Oceans staff members were assembling stories for this edition of the Horizon, we began to refer to it as "the people issue."  As president Ken Hinman writes in the cover story, "Every story in this issue of The Horizon is about people, specifically those people who care about the future of fishing enough to ge..read more

Big Victory for Little Fish

04/06/16 Feds Finalize Ban on New West Coast Forage Fisheries By Theresa Labriola -  For more than a decade Wild Oceans has been a champion for a broader ecosystem approach to managing marine fisheries beginning with protections of predator-prey relationships. On April 4, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra..read more

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“Ocean Planning” Offers Anglers An Opportunity We Should Take

02/12/16 by Capt. John McMurray, Owner/Operator of One More Cast Charters in Oceanside, New York If you’ve spent any real time offshore, you know that some spots are more “fishy” than others. To any fishermen worth his/her salt, that’s just a given. Often, a spot’s productivity is due to hard-bottom, structure..read more

Watching for Gray Whales Also Means Keeping an Eye on Ocean Health

01/25/16 By Theresa Labriola -  It’s that time of year, when the gray whale migration peaks as they leave their northern Pacific feeding grounds for their breeding grounds in the warm lagoons of Baja California, Mexico.  In December, I visited Granite Canyon Research Center, south of Monterey, CA, where the Southwest F..read more

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Big Victory for Little Fish

04/06/16 Feds Finalize Ban on New West Coast Forage Fisheries By Theresa Labriola -  For more than a decade Wild Oceans has been a champion for a broader ecosystem approach to managing marine fisheries beginning with protections of predator-prey relationships. On April 4, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra..read more

Pacific Council Finishes Precautionary Plan to Protect Unmanaged Forage

11/03/15 By Theresa Labriola -  In September 2015, I attended the Pacific Fishery Management Council in Sacramento to celebrate the Council’s completion of their first ecosystem-based amendment, three years in the making, which will protect unmanaged and unfished forage fish from directed commercial fishing. The Council..read more

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