What’s for dinner? It’s a global question asked every night by people, but few ask, is it sustainable? Fish often finds it way to the dinner plate. Fish is a favorite food because it is brain food and low in calories helping to keep us healthy and in shape. However, most of us don’t think about the consequences of what we eat. The thought of whether of not our dinner plate is sustainable does not even cross the average mind. In the USA, you can pretty much eat anything you want anytime of the year.
For most anglers, the ability to catch a fish and then eat it is a very rewarding experience. Unsustainable commercial fishing practices threaten this tradition. For thousands of years, man has hunted for his dinner but without strong marine conservation programs, many game fish face extinction. Catch and release programs and sustainable fishing practices are implemented to protect vulnerable fish populations. Continue Reading