What happens when federal fisheries management leaves room for fishermen, scientists and gear manufacturers to work together? Spoiler alert: dramatically reduced bycatch of juvenile fish; significant reduction in carbon footprint; higher catches; up to 90% less seafloor impact; and improved product quality. To quote one pioneering West Coast fisherman, “It’s amazing.” In this video, follow a three-stage process as West Coast fishermen, Environmental Defense Fund, NOAA Fisheries and a broad range of commercial fishing stakeholders work together to create wins for fish, fishermen and our marine environment. Learn more: http://westcoasttrawlers.net/

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Written by JuneauTek

Commercial Fishing Along The Pacific West Coast

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