AFS Fisheries Management Section Blog

Upcoming AFS symposiums

Dear Colleague,   We invite your participation in two symposia proposed for this year’s annual meeting of the American Fisheries Society (20-24 August in Tampa, FL).  Both symposia will focus on the topic of...

Fisheries Magazine - June 2015

Fisheries Magazine – June 2015

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Fisheries Magazine - May 2015

Fisheries Magazine – May 2015

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Fisheries Magazine – March 2015

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Fisheries Magazine – February 2015

POLICY Roles for Everyone by Thomas E. Bigford VOTE Candidate Statements: AFS Second Vice President • Dale P. Burkett • Jesse Trushenski JOURNAL SUMMARIES   • Diet Shifts Detected in Sandbar Sharks Using a...

Graeb in Scotland

Brian Graeb on Floods, Droughts, Predators and Prey;  Aging Reservoirs; Asian Carps – Bighead and Silver; and The Perfect Storm in the Missouri River Basin. Brian Graeb in Scotland (PDF)

Porath on an Angler-Funded Project

“Fish like things that provide protection from the current. The shoals are a good place for them to sit and wait for food to come by.” Officials say a new project will make fishing...

Porath on Aquatic Habitat Rehabilitation

“It leaves the lake in better shape,” said Mark Porath, the commission’s aquatic habitat program manager.   Some anglers have noticed that the water level at Conestoga Lake near Denton isn’t dropping like it...