“With small-scale fisheries restoration in mind, Rare challenged teams to develop a measuring board or other system to automatically measure and record fish length.”via Rare
It isn’t often that the worlds of competitive computer hacking and the improvement of our fisheries collide, but that is precisely what occurred at this year’s Fishackathon.
Written by: Capt. Dave Pecci, Obsession Charters
East Coast striper stocks are in decline, and anglers want to do something about it.
Photo courtesy Scott McEnaney
The numbers tell the story: the striped bass harvest from Maine to North Carolina has decreased by 7.9 million pounds since 2008, and the spawning stock has dropped by. . .
Belizean Fishers discuss the Managed Access program
Photo by Rare/John Chase
A recipient of an Orvis Customer Matching Grant, Rare is working to create sustainable fishing practices in Belize in an innovative way. Here is a story, courtesy of Rare’s John Chase, of how they are building a sense of community and cooperation to last for generations: