Denying The Reality Of Overfished / Declining Stocks

The denial of overfished stocks has played out with striped bass, bluefish, cod, red snapper, and now we hear the same language when it comes to wild steelhead.

What happens when fisheries begin to die? People attack the science, come up with alternate explanations for why fish are scarce, and assure everyone that as soon as “the cycle” moves to its next phase, stocks will begin to recover, and fish will once again be abundant.

LINK (via One Angler’s Voyage)

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