Monthly Archives: March 2011

Atlantic Menhaden Management Update MENHADEN MUDDLE #22

by Charlie Hutchinson At the 3/22 menhaden meeting there was  much discussion about applying multi species technology to menhaden management. I was critical of that approach, not because it is technically inferior, but because I saw it as a means … Continue reading

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Maryland Leaders United on Helping Menhaden

On Tuesday, March 22, 2011, Maryland’s top elected Leaders – Governor, President of the Maryland Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates – joined the Co-Chairs of the bi-partisan Maryland Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus in formally requesting the Atlantic … Continue reading

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Ken Hinman from National Coalition for Marine Conservation Take on ASMFC Menhaden Action at Recent Meeting

On March 22nd the ASMFC Menhaden Management Board voted (15-1) to initiate Addendum V to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic Menhaden.  The intent of the addendum is to improve stock productivity and increase abundance from current levels, using … Continue reading

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Atlantic Menhaden Management Update MENHADEN MUDDLE #21

by Charlie Hutchinson Well, the March 22 meeting of the Menhaden Management meeting has come and gone. The results are a mixed bag, there are pros and cons. Much of what I write here are my personal views regarding the … Continue reading

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Atlantic Menhaden Management Update : MENHADEN MUDDLE #20

by Charlie Hutchinson Mark your calendars for March 22. On that date the Menhaden Management Board meets to consider what restoration options will be given to the public for input prior to decision time in August. Presumably the meeting should … Continue reading

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Atlantic Menhaden Management Update : MENHADEN MUDDLE #19

by Charlie Hutchinson Menhaden as a species doesn’t get much play. Most people don’t know what they are much less what they are worth. By contrast, almost everybody knows about striped bass. What is not well recognized is that the … Continue reading

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