Resistance is (Sometimes) Futile: Study Says That, In Many Lakes, It’s Time to Accept Change and Plan for the Future of Fishing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – by Adam Hinterthuer As lakes across the upper Midwest warm, cool-water species of fish are finding it harder to thrive. In Wisconsin, that trend is especially noticeable in struggling walleye populations. …

Focus Groups Reveal Disparate Reactions to Regulation As Fisheries Managers Angle for “Optimum Outcomes”

Up and down the New Jersey shore each summer, charter fishing boats and larger “party boats” entice optimistic anglers to head out to sea in search of bottom-dwelling species like summer flounder, black sea bass, …

Spend Your Summer Doing Freshwater Research, Art, Science Communication (Or All Three)!

Attention undergrads! It’s still February and there’s an ice storm in the forecast, which means it’s a great time to start thinking about how you’ll spend your summer. If a few months up in Wisconsin’s …

Nearly half of countries’ shared fish stocks are on the move due to climate change, prompting dispute concerns

Climate change will force 45 per cent of the fish stocks that cross through two or more exclusive economic zones to shift significantly from their historical habitats and migration paths by 2100, a challenge that …