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All Hands Needed to Help Restore Mississippi's Oysters

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on June 26, 2019 at 10:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Prolonged Freshwater Exposure Causing Extreme Oyster Mortality

Mississippi is currently experiencing extreme mortality of its' oyster resources due to pronlonged freshwater exposure from the opening of the Bonnet Carre' Spillway. It is going to take all hands on deck to help Mississippi's wild oyster reefs recover. Pew Charitable Trusts' Environmental divison recently announced a new effort to help protect and restor...

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Derelict Crab Trap Removal Incentive Program Launches!

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on March 17, 2019 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (2)


Many crab traps are lost to sea each year for a number of reasons. Boats...

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Recreational Overfishing Threatens Future of U.S. Fisheries

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on June 23, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (4)

Slew of Fisheries Bills and Misguided Recreational Fishing Measures Could Undermine Decades of Progress

A perfect storm is brewing behind closed doors that could drastically undermine the rebuilding of American fish stocks and threaten the livelihoods of the next generation of commercial fishermen. The U.S. Co...

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MS Fishermen Support Sustainable Shark Fisheries & Trade Act

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on June 8, 2018 at 12:40 AM Comments comments (0)

The Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United, Inc. is glad to express strong support for H.R. 5248 “The Sustainable Shark Fisheries and Trade Act” introduced by Representative Webster (R-FL). The bill offers a common sense approach to addressing sustainable shark fisheries and ensures nations engaged in the importation of shark products to the United States are held to simil...

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Report Reveals Historic Success in Federal Fisheries Management

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on May 22, 2018 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)

NOOA Recently Removed Gulf of Mexico Red Snapper From the Overfished List

You can read all about Red Snapper in this quarter's issue of Water Log- published by the Miss...

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Shrimp in the Seafood Import Monitoring Program is Now Law

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on March 26, 2018 at 9:05 AM Comments comments (0)

U.S. Congress Takes Action To Protect American Shrimp Industry and Consumers of Imported Shrimp!

The domestic, wild-caught U.S. shrimp industry is glad to see the language in Sec. 539 of the FY18 Omnibus Appropriations bi...

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MSCFU Makes Push For Oyster Shell Recycling Program In Mississippi

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on February 28, 2018 at 4:45 PM Comments comments (0)

The Mississippi Commercial Fisheries United launched a pilot oyster shell recycling effort at the 2017 Annual Oyster Cook-off & Festival that was a huge success! The event- featuring six of t...

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Wisconsin Farmers and Gulf Fishermen Link Up to Address Gulf "Dead Zone" Issue

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on December 18, 2017 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (2)

Growing problem creates opportunity for collaboration

Recently, a group of commercial fishermen from Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama traveled over one thousand miles north to meet with a group of conservation minded farmers in Wisconsin....

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Celebrate MS Seafood for National Seafood Month

Posted by Mscfuwebs@gmail.com on October 27, 2017 at 4:10 PM Comments comments (0)

The next time you enjoy Mississippi seafood, celebrate the people who brought it to you!

October is National Seafood Month, and there’s no better place to celebrate seafood than right here in the Ma...

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