Conserving Menhaden, Other Saltwater Fish

May 27, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

menhadenRarely in fisheries management do we think about taking an active role in managing baitfish. It’s not a popular thing to spend money on, and game and fish departments ultimately answer to the public.

But the public is behind a new initiative to manage menhaden, a bait fish that’s critical to the entire Atlantic Ocean ecosystem.

Hilary Hutcheson has more details in a great piece over at Fly Fisherman Magazine. Read it here.