Fishermen’s News December 2014

Click here to download a PDF of this article. Rethinking Fisheries Management: Why Fisheries Management Fails By Glen Spain The following are slightly updated excepts from a presentation given by PCFFA’s Glen Spain at the 10th Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) at Oregon State University, 10-14 July, 2000. … Continue reading Fishermen’s News December 2014

Fishermen’s News July 2014

Click here to download a PDF of this article. Confessions of a Worried Man By Zeke Grader I suppose I should have been feeling good. In late April the National Marine Fisheries Service released its two reports, Fisheries Economics of the United States 2012(www.st.nmfs.noaa.gov/economics/publications/feus/fisheries_economics_2012), and the Status of U.S. Fisheries 2013 (www.nmfs.noaa.gov/sfa/fisheries_eco/status_of_fisheries/status_of_stocks_2013.html). According to the … Continue reading Fishermen’s News July 2014

Fishermen’s News June 2014

Click here to download a PDF of this article. FAUX CONSERVATION — LOOK BEYOND THE LABEL By Zeke Grader, Dave Bitts A Federal Register notice went out in late January, 2014 seeking comments on alternatives to a harvest control rule for winter-run Chinook salmon “impacted by the ocean salmon fisheries.” In February a bill was … Continue reading Fishermen’s News June 2014

Fishermen’s News February 2014

To Download a PDF version of this Article, click here! Four Fixes for Magnuson-Stevens By Zeke Grader, Glen Spain, Larry Collins “Not until they get it right,” thundered the late Massachusetts Congressman Gerry Studds when asked why his name was not on the nation’s principal fisheries management act. It was, after all, his House bill … Continue reading Fishermen’s News February 2014