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Stronger Restrictions Placed on California Gill-Netters

will soon be possible. A promising new fishing technique called “deep-set buoy gear” that catches thresher sharks and swordfish more accurately is being tested. According to the Daily News , the council on Monday also directed the Highly Migratory Species Management Team to solicit proposals for experimental fishing permits in an effort to find new and creative ways to safely fish ... Read More

Tagging Mako Sharks off Mexico

Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) at Nova Southeastern University , tagged mako sharks with the satellite reporting SPOT tags. Unlike the more commonly used pop-up satellite PAT tags, SPOT tags should provide multiple and more accurate daily detections, providing scientists with a high resolution view of the migration patterns of this animal. Given the high fishing pressure on makos ... Read More

Featured Report: Standing Up For Giants

't motor far. My bait wasn't in the water long and bendo! The line was singing off my Accurate 130. I had never fished from a chair before and was not really comfortable with it. I did battle the beast to leader estimated 500 pounds.  It was now 9am and we had our morning fish. Jamie said let's go have some fun. He anchored up on his herring net and started to chum. It didn't take long and we had ... Read More

Exclusive Interview: Obama Talks Fisheries

to have longer and more predictable seasons. Management based on sound science is the best way to strike a balance between those who rely on these waters today and those who will use them tomorrow. In order to achieve this balance, we are assessing fish stocks more frequently, consulting with fishermen and other local experts, and getting more accurate counts as a result. When science shows increases ... Read More

SoCal Lingcod Primer

, but a high-retrieve ratio helps you gather line back quickly when fishing deep. Two-speed lever-drag reels pay off when muscling a big lingcod. Bacon likes the Penn 16VSX two-speed lever drag, but similar reels such as the Accurate BX2-500 or Okuma Makaira 10II work exceptionally well in this quest. Ultimately, there are no dragons. Yet in the realm of deep reefs and wrecks of the Pacific, lingcod fill ... Read More

Lone Wolves of the Flats

at Accurate Fishing Products, suggests using spinning reels with a 6-to-1 gear ratio. But beyond that, it’s also important to engage the reel quickly at the very end of the cast. “You want to close the spool just before the lure hits the water,” Secrest says. “That way, as soon as it touches down, you’re tight and are retrieving. I learned this tuna fishing with plugs, but it applies to barracuda as well ... Read More

Charting a Course for Success: NOAA's Recreational Fisheries Initiative

An op-ed from NOAA administrator Dr. Jane Lubchenco Check this box to hide this article from the home page channel. While a large portion of fisheries management attention has traditionally been directed to the business of commercial fishing, the last ... Read More

Five Fishery Bright Spots

Five U.S. success stories — fisheries that regained health through conservation Check this box to hide this article from the home page channel. In every corner of our continent, fish struggle against an onslaught of harvest, predation, habitat loss ... Read More

Back to Bluefin

combined with simultaneous side-scan sonar images of a school to accurately estimate both the size of the school and the size of the fish within it. “There is evidence of large numbers of fish, both giants and juveniles, in the northwest Atlantic.” Assuming compliance with ICCAT management objectives, Lutcavage says, “We’re confident in saying we don’t think bluefin tuna are on the edge of ... Read More

North Sea Halibut

pros: Washington-based John Beath ( www.halibut.net ) and Californian Ben Secrest of Accurate Fishing Products. Among us we had fished halibut off Alaska, British Columbia and points south for years and caught dozens of big flatties. Given that, we were eager to compare this new fishery for the Atlantic species. Here are some of the high points on how sport fishing for Atlantic halibut (which ... Read More

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