- MSA 40, OLE Through The Years - Steve Springer has been working with OLE for nearly as long as the MSA has been enacted. “Standing on the docks back in those days, waiting to enforce the MSA, was just part of the job…”
- The Perfect Investigation - Undercover operation reveals an intricate scheme to buy and sell illegal fish.
- OLE Strives to Safeguard Bluefin Tuna - Tunas are one of several highly regulated species for which special care and attention is needed to ensure the stability of the fish.
- Reminder: EEZ Rec Black Sea Bass Season is Closed - The 2016 recreational black sea bass fishery in the EEZ of the Greater Atlantic Region is closed until May 15.
- OLE Special Agent Joins Offshore Aquaculture Convo - Detail of special agent to NOAA Aquaculture Program highly advantageous to OLE as a whole.
- Alaska Enforcing MSA, NPHA One Case at a Time - Alaska has highly regulated fisheries and those who choose to ignore regulations will be fined.
- It’s that time of year! No bass fishing in EEZ - Science and history determines the need to restrict fishing activities of specific species.
- Fisherman jailed for 7 months, will pay $603,000 - October 29, 2015: New York fisherman, Anthony Joseph, is sentenced for the illegal harvest of more than 290,000 pounds of summer flounder.
- United States and Russia Sign Agreement to Prevent Illegal Fishing - On September 11, 2015, Russian and U.S. negotiators signed a bilateral agreement to combat illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing.
- Are You Ready? Changes Looming For VMS Users - VMS codifies program requirements and expands enforcement areas.
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