The #SundayFishSketch is a Twitter hashtag that encourages like-minded individuals to incorporate art and fish into their weekly lives. It is a great community to join for beginning sketchers and is also a way for seasoned artists to continue to practice. Many of the #SundayFishSketch themes can be fun getaways from your current life and…
8 Questions for the 2023 Presidential Candidates of the American Fisheries Society
I asked 8 questions to Margaret Murphy and Patrick Shirey, the two Candidates for the American Fisheries Society (AFS) election.
From “Asian Carp” to “Copi”: When Fish Get a Rebrand
If you can’t beat ’em, eat ’em? A look into a new name – and, some hope, a new taste – for an invasive species.
Federal Excise Taxes Help Turn Former Cranberry Bogs into Haven for Wildlife and Fish
Join (regular) Guest Author, Craig Springer, on a virtual hike through woodlands and lowland bog to see the miraculous transformation of your excise taxes at work!
We all need freshwater biodiversity
Guest author Rob St. John reflects on why people need freshwater biodiversity. And it‘s more than just the edible fish and recreation that you might…
New Year, New Me: Amazing Metamorphoses in Fish
For some fish species that undergo metamorphosis, “New Year, New Me” takes on a whole new meaning.
Centenarians of the Sea
What is the lifespan of a Rougheye Rockfish? Take a look at this guest post by Andreas Rice to find out!
In Memory of Legendary Fly Fisher, Artist, Scientist: Dave Whitlock (1934-2022)
Many of you may have heard about the passing of Dave Whitlock this Thanksgiving. He suffered a massive stroke Thursday night, his wife Emily told Fly Fisherman Magazine. “He was working on his boat next to our casting pond when it hit, and was flown to Tulsa for care. But he broke the tippet and…
Over the River: Giving Fish a Lift with the Sturgeon Elevator
Going up? A Sturgeon Elevator elevates migratory fish to upstream spawning opportunities.
🎃Happy Halloween from the Fisheries Blog
Do you find fish boo-tiful or spook-tacular?
Announcing: 2024 World Fisheries Congress, Seattle, WA, 3-9 March 2024
What are the “Olympics” of professional fisheries conferences?
A Late Summer’s Day in the Marsh
As summer winds down, take a trip to the coast to learn about the Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring Program.
Rare orange smallmouth bass caught in Michigan
No, that’s not a goldfish! It’s a smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu) with a pigment mutation called xanthism. Xanthism is one of a suite of pigment mutations that affect lots of different animals. Others include melanism, leucism, and albinism. The coloration of a fish is determined by a few different kinds of cells, and certain mutations…
Hutton Junior Fisheries Program: I’m Hooked!
The Hutton Internship program has been monumental in my pursuit of biology! I really appreciate the fisheries and aquatic experiences and opportunities gained this summer and the connections I have made with so many wonderful people.
O-fish-al Art Recap
This month on the #SundayFishSketch art recap we are highlighting three galvanizing #FishyThemes that inspired sketches, paintings, and drawings a variety of unique fish species. Continue reading for select posts from a range of #SundayFishSketch artists. #MOVIEFLOUNDERS For this first theme I asked our community to sketch fishes seen in movies. These fish could be…