Category Archive: Eels/Elvers

DMR calls Maine’s 2014 glass eel IFQ-swipe card fishery a ‘success’

HALLOWELL, ME – Despite lower landings and lower prices, Maine’s 2014 glass eel (elver) fishery, which came to an end on May 31, was deemed … Read the rest

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ASMFC broadens glass eel options, refines yellow/silver eel proposals

ALEXANDRIA, VA – States that currently are not allowed to have glass eel fisheries may be able to earn quota in the future by carrying … Read the rest

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Maine to cut glass eel landings by at least 25 percent; require ‘swipe cards’

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA – Maine’s glass eel fishermen will have to reduce their landings next year by 25% to 40% compared to this year … Read the rest

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Elver issues unresolved at ASMFC

ASMFC still at odds over glass eel fishery

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Maine elver fishermen left an Aug. 7 meeting here relieved that the threat of … Read the rest

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