Various scientific studies have shown that trawling is quite a damaging way to harvest fish
, but my take on it is that it's really a logical manifestation of the way we manage our fisheries.
At Budj Bim thousands of years ago the Gunditjmara people built a highly sophisticated system of weirs, channels, water races and fish traps so they could grow and harvest fish
, particularly eels', Senator Campbell said.
Every Marine Harvest fish
that dies is autopsied, and the caretakers of the cages attend annual seminars to teach them early signs of disease.
The treaty agreement guarantees the right of Nisga'a citizens to harvest fish
for personal use, as well as their involvement in commercial harvesting and sale of fish.
The Maryland Department of the Environment issued an advisory which recommends that you not harvest fish
or crabs found in areas of the Patuxent River wherever the presence of petroleum products has been observed.
For catch-and-release purists, the two-fish limit might be offensive, but you can harvest fish
and not damage the resource, and the fishing is phenomenal.