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Hard Caps Accepted for Pacific Gillnet Fishery | The Billfish Foundation

Hard Caps Accepted for Pacific Gillnet Fishery

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On February 7th, the National Marine Fisheries Service published…
General Category Bluefin Fishery Temporary Closure | The Billfish Foundation

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Retention Adjustment

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Inseason Adjustment NOAA has announced big changes in daily…
NMFS Removes Weak Hook Requirement

NMFS Removes Weak Hook Requirement

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The 2011 required year-round use of weak hooks (15/0 carbon…
Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Angling Category Closure | The Billfish Foundation

NMFS Weakens Gear Restrictions in Atlantic Ocean

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The Gear Restricted Area (GRA) off Cape Hatteras implemented…
Non-Longline Fisheries Should Be Allocated More Swordfish | The Billfish Foundation

NMFS Still Considering Gear and Quota Changes in Atlantic

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Pelagic longline “research” decisions not yet issued…

TBF’s Top Achievements in 2019

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  With the year coming to a close, we thank you for…

Updated English and Spanish Atlantic HMS Compliance Guides

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NOAA Fisheries has released updated compliance guides for…

TBF Tells NMFS NO To Harming Billfish and Sportfishing

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As promised, below are TBF's final comments for the NMFS initiative…

New NMFS Initiatives Benefit Longlines and Harm Recreational Community

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The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is proposing initiatives…

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna Quota Transferred

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Fifteen metric tons of Atlantic bluefin tuna quota was transferred…