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  1. Hey, it’s your lucky day. I thought I had locked this thread when I put the updated one on but no worries, I will honor these.
  2. They really worked well in the fall. They out fished many people at sunrise!
  3. Nothing feeble about this, very nicely done.
  4. Climate Change Shrinks Many Fisheries Globally, Rutgers-Led Study Finds Researchers find losses as high as 35 percent in some regions February 27, 2019 Black sea bass are one of the climate change "winners" that have seen their productivity increase with warming ocean temperatures. Photo: Orion Weldon High Res Climate change has taken a toll on many of the world’s fisheries, and overfishing has magnified the problem, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Science today. Ocean warming led to an estimated 4.1 percent drop in sustainable catches, on average, for many species of fish and shellfish from 1930 to 2010. In five regions of the world, including the East China Sea and North Sea, the estimated decline was 15 percent to 35 percent, the study says. “We recommend that fisheries managers eliminate overfishing, rebuild fisheries and account for climate change in fisheries management decisions,” said Chris Free, who led the research while earning a doctorate at Rutgers and is now a postdoctoral scientist at the University of California, Santa Barbara. “Policymakers can prepare for regional disparities in fish catches by establishing trade agreements and partnerships to share seafood between winning and losing regions.” Seafood has become an increasingly important source of nourishment as the world population has grown, especially in coastal, developing countries where it provides up to half the animal protein eaten. More than 56 million people worldwide work in the fisheries industry or subsist on fisheries. “We were stunned to find that fisheries around the world have already responded to ocean warming,” said Malin Pinsky, study coauthor and associate professor in Rutgers’ Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Natural Resources. “These aren’t hypothetical changes sometime in the future.” The study reports that the effects of ocean warming have been negative for many species, but also finds that other species have benefited from warming waters. “Fish populations can only tolerate so much warming, though,” said senior author Olaf Jensen, an associate professor in Rutgers’ Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences. “Many of the species that have benefited from warming so far are likely to start declining as temperatures continue to rise.” Haddock in the North Sea are among the climate change "losers" as a result of warming ocean temperatures. Scientists at Rutgers–New Brunswick and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration studied the impact of ocean warming on 235 populations of 124 species in 38 ecological regions around the world. Species included fish, crustaceans such as shrimp, and mollusks such as sea scallops. The scientists combined global data on fisheries with ocean temperature maps to estimate temperature-driven changes in the sustainable catch (known as the maximum sustainable yield) from 1930 to 2010. Their analysis covered about one third of the reported global catch, and losing species outweighed the winners as the oceans warmed. The greatest losses were in the Sea of Japan, North Sea, Iberian Coastal, Kuroshio Current and Celtic-Biscay Shelf regions. The greatest gains occurred in the Labrador-Newfoundland, Baltic Sea, Indian Ocean and Northeast U.S. Shelf regions. “Something I think is unique about this study is that we quantified effects that have already occurred to fisheries, rather than forecasting the future, which is much more fraught with uncertainty,” said coauthor Kiva Oken, a former postdoctoral scholar at Rutgers who is now a scientist at the University of Washington. Overfishing provides a one-two punch to fisheries facing warming waters. Overfishing not only makes fisheries more vulnerable to ocean warming, but continued warming will also hinder efforts to rebuild overfished populations, the study says. An important next step is to understand the impacts of ocean warming on tropical regions, where data are limited, according to Free. These regions rely heavily on coastal fisheries as a source of food and livelihoods. Another important step is to learn more about other potential impacts on ocean fisheries. Aside from ocean temperatures, ocean oxygen content, acidity and productivity are also changing and may influence fisheries.
  5. Fix up the back of your plugs with new tail hooks or tail flags. All tail hooks and tail flags are just $3.50 each plus shipping Tail Hooks Sizes: 2/0 - 8/0 Colors: one, two, or three colors, your choice of white, red, chartreuse, dark green, pink, orange, brown, olive, black, blue, light blue, purple, grey, yellow Don't see the colors you are looking for, just ask. Custom patterns done at no extra cost! Hook: VMC 9171 Open Eye Siwash Tail Flags Sizes: (No sizes and this is a flag for movement, there is no hook, this is a common question) Colors: one, two, or three colors, your choice of white, red, chartreuse, dark green, pink, orange, brown, olive, black, blue, light blue, purple, grey, yellow Don't see the colors you are looking for, just ask. Custom patterns done at no extra cost! Hook: Varies but all are a quality brand (typically VMC 9171NI or Mustad 34081)
  6. What brand and type of clam rake?
  7. We've seen surf guides but really need a clam guide to help us rookies! Have us meet somewhere and show us the ropes.
  8. "They are in". Thanks for the chance!
  9. The more I use this, the more I like it. Recently made chili and it was quick and flavorful with this. Any new recipes to share?
  10. I've got an itch to fish!!! Thanks for the chance.
  11. Ok jbaer, done and on the wheel. 28 hooks x $3 = $84 + $7 shipping is $91. Paypal is good or a money order. PM with any questions. Thanks.
  12. I agree with Wire For Fire, you don't need to spend a great deal on the tools to do this, but I also think there is a place for them too. I started with a vise from a lot with supplies for maybe $15. Simple, not rotating c clamp. Eventually purchased a pedestal base that helped. Eventually bought a cheap rotary. Learned and then bought a regal. Very happy with having this vise but while I don't need it, but it helps. Until I upgraded, I was using vise grips in a bench vise. Seen videos of someone holding the hook to tie instead of a vise. The point is time will make you better. Just keep tying, figure out your mistakes, try new things, but keep tying. That is what will make you better. Expensive vises can help make tying a little easier but you still have to do the tying.
  13. Thanks, will check it out.
  14. Thanks, nice.looking boat but Atlantic City is too far for our group.
  15. Thanks, looking them up now!