Fishing in the U.S. Pacific is undergoing an incredible transition and it took a lot to get here. Watch the videos that helped us arrive at this sea change.
"Bycatch" refers to all the fish and other marine creatures incidentally caught or killed by fishing gear. In commercial fishing, this happens on a huge scale: Nets and fishing lines often stretch for miles, indiscriminately snaring all manner of life—including whales, porpoises, sea turtles, and even birds. Read More
"If you take large swaths in the center of the food web out of play, you’re really going to alter the ecosystem in fundamental ways," Kathryn Sullivan, warning of the dangers of overharvesting forage fish, said on October 8. Read More
Join Pew's Steve Marx and expert angler Paul Hoofe as they fish for calico bass and yellowtail in beautiful Catalina Island in Southern California. Read More