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Baitfish Wars: The Real Menhaden Story

November 18, 2012 By: Marshall Cutchin

Menhaden aren’t very sexy.  But they are ingredients in many common products, from heart-healthy fish oil tablets to paint to pet food.   Not to mention the fact that stripers, bluefish and many other gamefish depend on them for food.  Beau Beasley explores both sides of the argument over the impact of big-business harvesting of these important forage fish.