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August 2011 FMS Newsletter is Online

The latest edition of the Fisheries Management Section newsletter is now available here. Contents include: President’s Message EXCOM Contacts FMS Info  2010 Meeting Minutes  2011 Meeting “Goodies” 

AFS Fisheries Management Section Bylaws Revisions

Fisheries Management Section members, The Executive Committee is proposing a few changes to the bylaws of the section.  The main changes are to allow electronic voting on FMS business and to increase the amount of money that the EXCOM can approve from $500 to $1000.  Please see the attached file for details and other changes. […]

Fisheries Management Section Fundraiser

Hello Fisheries Management Section Members- I would like to announce a great fundraising event for the Fisheries Management Section- At this year’s annual meeting in Seattle, we are going to have some very cool T-shirts that will show your dedication to the section!!!!   Please see the attached design and also let me (quinton.phelps@mdc.mo.gov) know ASAP […]

New from AFS: Inland Fisheries Management in North America, Third Edition

Wayne A. Hubert and Michael C. Quist, editors 736 pages, hardcover, index Published by the American Fisheries Society Publication date: October 2010 ISBN: 978-1-934874-16-5 $104.00 list price, $73.00 AFS members To order: http://www.afsbooks.org/55060C Summary The book describes the conceptual basis and current management practices for freshwater fisheries of North America. This third edition is written […]

World Recreational Fishing Conference

The 6th World Recreational Fishing Conference (WRFC) will be held at Humboldt-University Berlin from August 1 – 4, 2011 organized by the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (www.igb-berlin.de), Humboldt-University and the German Angler Association. The conference theme is “Toward Resilient Recreational Fisheries”. Abstract submission is now open and you are cordially invited to […]

2010 Fisheries Management Section Election Results and Award Winners

Election Results   Position Winner President Elect Brian Graeb Secretary-Treasurer Mark Porath North Central Division Representative Mike Hawkins Northeastern Division Representative Scott Decker Southern Division Representative Lawrence Dorsey Western Division Representative Cory Sipher Awards Nominations   Hall of Excellence Fred Harris Award of Excellence Ken Bovee, Mike Allen, Randy Schultz Conservation Achievement Wildlife Forever

2010 Business Meeting Agenda

Sunday, September 12, 2010, 3:00-5:00 p.m., Westin Hotel, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Welcome and Announcements (Ron Essig, FMS President) Acknowledgement of current and past officers Current AFS issues (Don Jackson, AFS President or other AFS Officer) Approval of Minutes of 2009 Annual Business Meeting (Brian Graeb) Review and Approval of Financial Report (Brian Graeb) Old Business FMS […]

Last Call for AFS FMS Awards Nominations

Hello Fisheries Management Section members, By now you’ve received a couple requests for award nominations.  So far we have 2 nominations.  There are many deserving recipients out there.  Please finish that nomination that you thought about starting.  I need them no later than July 15.  More information about the awards is on our web site […]

AFS Fisheries Management Section May 2010 Newsletter

Hi FMS Members, The latest FMS newsletter is linked below courtesy of Editor Quinton Phelps. Please note the June 15 deadline for FMS awards nominations. This is a great opportunity to recognize a colleague for their fisheries management contributions. I also wanted to alert you that Website Manager Fred Janssen redesigned our website and added […]