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Sportfishing Community Successfully Halts Expanding Longlines on the West Coast

Sportfishing Community Successfully Halts Expanding Longlines on the West Coast Alexandria, Va. – November 22, 2019 – This week, in a win for the sportfishing … Continue reading Sportfishing Community Successfully Halts Expanding Longlines on the West Coast

Sportfishing Community Successfully Halts Expanding Longlines on the West Coast Alexandria, Va. – November 22, 2019 – This week, in a win for the sportfishing community, the Pacific Fisheries Management Council voted to not proceed with consideration of an amendment that would authorize shallow-set longline gear in West Coast highly migratory species. “As leaders in conservation, we support sustainable fishing practices in all sectors. Industrial pelagic longlining has an abhorrent record of wasteful bycatch and unsustainability,” said Danielle Cloutier, Pacific…

Sportfishing Community Successfully Halts Expanding Longlines on the West Coast

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