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    MARC FOLCO: A Pacific tuna ban could reach closer to home
    August 3, 2014 -- NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) has received a petition to ban both recreational and commercial fishing for Pacific tuna, and some recent reports say that the federal agency is actually considering the enactment of the ban, which is of consternation to all saltwater anglers.
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    BOB VANASSE: Oysters in the Chesapeake Bay: When Partnerships Work
    July 31, 2014 -- Regional fishermen, government agencies and environmental groups are cooperating to restore the Bay’s iconic oyster fishery. It’s one of the best examples of how an effective public-private partnership works toward building a sustainable fishery and a better environment.
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    GEORGE HOCHBRUECKNER: Just say nyet to Russian fish
    July 28, 2014 -- The export of frozen, Russian-caught Pollock — much of it to America — amounted to nearly a half million tons, or 35 percent of Russia’s $2.4 billion seafood export sector. All of which makes a consumer boycott an easy choice for Americans seeking an outlet to express their feelings toward Russia.
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    JOHN SACKTON: Bad news for fisheries in Alaska as politics and lobbying trump science and stewardship
    SEAFOODNEWS.COM by John Sackton [News Analysis] -- July 28, 2014 -- Two unrelated decsions on Friday represented bad news for Alaska's fabled commercial fisheries.
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    DANIEL GENIS: The fishermen of New York City
    July 26, 2014 -- Every fisherman here has a line drawn in the mud, a line he won’t cross.

    Some eat their catch from Jamaica Bay but turn their noses up at shad from the Hudson, due to the GE plants that left polluting PCBs in the banks further up. Others enjoy the piers at Red Hook but consider that stream of water polluted when it becomes the East River, due to the effluence from Manhattan. With the water no longer shiny with oil, or filled with needles and condoms, more fishermen have joined the conversation.
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