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George Poveromo, all smiles after landing a 39-pound striped bass, will host the Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series Saturday at Rhode Island College. Poveromo is also the host of the NBC Sports Network television series, “George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing.”

Saltwater Sportsman National Seminar is Saturday

Saltwater Sportsman National Seminar is Saturday

The Salt Water Sportsman National Seminar Series will be held in Providence from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Roberts Hall Auditorium at Rhode Island College. George Poveromo, host of “George Poveromo’s World of Saltwater Fishing” on the NBC Sports Network, and editor-at-large for Salt Water Sportsman, will headline the program, along

Atlantic menhaden serve as roving filters, converting algae into energy and thus reducing nutrient loads in bays and covers.

More to menhaden vote than meets the eye

I spoke with Bob Ballou, assistant to the director of the R.I. Department of Environmental Management (DEM), and Rick Bellavance, president of the R.I. Party & Charter Boat Association, about the Dec. 14 Atlantic Slates Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) deliberations and votes on Amendment 2 concerning the management of Atlantic menhaden. Ballou and Bellavance, along

Commission restricts Atlantic menhaden catch

On Friday the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) voted on Draft Amendment 2 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan for Atlantic menhaden, which outlined a number of new regulations on the species. The ASMFC, comprised of representatives from 15 coastal states, took the action during a commission meeting in Baltimore, Md. “Today the Atlantic