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Better Data for Bluefish: Get Involved!

Feature Photo: Mike Querfeld with a low-light shot of a yellow-eyed devil before the release. Credit: Drew Sommo The American Saltwater Guides Association has teamed up the GotOne! App to help fill crucial data gaps for Bluefish. The Association is now calling on the recreational fishing community to contribute catch

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ASGA Louisiana Red Drum Angler Expenditure Survey Results

Community research aims to answer a question vital to fisheries management in Louisiana: How much are redfish worth to the state? Title Photo Credit: Hayden Dobbins, “Hooked On: Redfish” Film. ASGA Louisiana Red Drum Angler Expenditure Survey: Summary of Results Introduction To quantify angler expenditures associated with Louisiana’s for-hire light-tackle

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Coastal Journey of False Albacore – Research Update

ASGA and New England Aquarium announce the latest findings in The Albie Project that point towards one connected coast for false albacore. First and foremost, ASGA would like to thank everyone who purchased Albie Project goods or donated directly to support our research efforts – and of course, our wonderful

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NOAA Update With Major Fisheries Implications

Feature Photo: Rex Messing Monday, August 7, 2023 This afternoon the ASGA team was briefed by NOAA officials that the Fisheries Effort Survey has been overestimating recreational fishing effort. Our current understanding is that this overestimation is around 30-40%, as was discovered in a recent pilot study to evaluate potential

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Stripers, Reds, Albies, Menhaden & More.

Yeah, we are busy. It is times like this that you are grateful for the team you get to work with.  ASGA is firing on all cylinders.  This blog began as an afterthought.  We were going over timelines on various efforts and two questions arose. First, how the heck are we going to

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New Catch & Release Science on Striped Bass

Cover Photo: James Manning, @TheAnglersLens Catch and Release Science on Striped Bass New Information Could Lead the Way to Better Management Author: Tony Friedrich The Diodati and Richards study, Mortality of Striped Bass Hooked and Released in Saltwater, was originally released in 1996. There has not been a lot of work

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ASGA-led Study Explores Strategies to Improve Bluefin Tuna Fishery Data

Findings could help managers improve self-reporting rates to ensure long-term sustainability In a recent blog, we highlighted how collecting timely and accurate data from the recreational fishing community continues to be a major challenge for managers, even though our sector can be responsible for the bulk of removals in popular fisheries.

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Catch and Release Mortality Striped Bass

PROJECT 5: BYCATCH AND INDIRECT LOSS QUANTIFICATION                                                                                 Prepared by: Rudy Lukacovic Hooking Mortality of Deep and Shallow-Hooked Striped Bass Under Different Environmental Conditions in Chesapeake Bay. II.  Introduction                 Recreational catch-and-release mortality of striped bass Morone saxatilis is caused by two main factors: physical injury and physiological stress. Anatomical

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Striped Bass Catch and Release Mortality

Circle Hooks  MDDNR studies with American shad, hickory shad, yellow perch, white perch , summer flounder and striped bass have shown that there are two main factors that cause mortality among released fish: physical injury from hook wounds and stress from the physiological exertion from fighting. Deep-hooking can be influenced

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