45 Years

  • October 18, 2018

    Time to Move Forward – FORAGE FIRST

    Below is Ken Hinman’s introduction to the 2004 report, Taking the Bait: Are America’s Fisheries Out-competing Predators for their Prey?  Since publication of that report, researched and written by Executive Director Pam Lyons Gromen, Wild Oceans (then NCMC) has helped put forage fish conservation at the center of today’s national ocean agenda.  We’ve made significant…

  • June 08, 2018

    A Giant Leap for Fishkind

    The following article was written by Wild Oceans president Ken Hinman for the Nov/Dec 2000 issue of the Big Game Fishing Journal.  The magazine asked him to recount for its readers the actions that led directly to the historic longline area closures enacted earlier that year. A GIANT LEAP FOR FISHKIND Mark this day.  On…

  • June 08, 2018

    Nothing Really Changes Except the Rules

    The following commentary by Wild Oceans president Ken Hinman was written when Congress was in the midst of amending the federal Magnuson Act and remains relevant today as lawmakers re-examine the Act and consider making changes. Ocean View, Spring 2005 “NOTHING REALLY CHANGES EXCEPT THE RULES” The late, great Hunter S. Thompson said that, and…