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Welcome to the Fisheries and Fishing WikiProject on the English Wikipedia! We are a group dedicated to improving Wikipedia's coverage of topics related to fisheries, aquaculture and fishing. If you would like to join us, please feel free to add your name to the list of project members!

Goals
  • To organize articles on fisheries, aquaculture and fishing in a way that is useful.
  • To improve coverage of these areas by creating, expanding, and maintaining articles that describe all of its aspects.
  • To provide guidelines and recommendations for such articles, and to serve as the central point of discussion for issues related to fisheries, aquaculture and fishing in Wikipedia.
Scope
The project generally considers articles related to historical or contemporary fisheries, aquaculture or fishing to be within its scope. At the end of July 2012, there were 1,678 articles within the project's scope. During July 2012, these articles received 7,368,000 views, averaging 237,000 views per day.

Members[edit]

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If you are interested, you are very welcome to join and help us with the Fisheries and Fishing Wikiproject. Just sign below and, if you like, you can say what area you are particularly interested in (the fish might bite, but we don't!).

Active[edit]

If you want to become a member, click the "edit" link to the right and add your username alphabetically by using the {{user|Username}} format. If you want to, you can add the {{User WProject Fishing}} userbox to your userpage. If you subsequently leave the project, please remove your name from the list.

  1. 4500Fish (talk · contribs) -Joined 7 September 2012 - interested in research to improve commercial recreational and indigenous fishing in Australia and around the world
  2. A-tron (talk · contribs) — joined 17 September 2009 - I'm a fisheries economist looking to edit and improve fisheries topics with links to economics.

{{Barmbyrover} I am a match and general angler in the UK, coaching experience.

  1. Billreid (talk · contribs) — joined 11 May 2008 - Deep sea fishing and fisheries, fishing communities
  2. Diamonddannyboy (talk · contribs) — joined 29 March 2008 - Im a keen carp fisherman and all rounder, fish the famous sutton.
  3. Elnuko (talk · contribs) — joined 13 Dec 2007
  4. Epipelagic (talk · contribs) — joined 26 February 2008 - general dogsbody
  5. EWDes (talk · contribs) - joined 16 Jan 2010 - fishing in general, eager to help improve the entries around species and sport fishing on Wikipedia
  6. Frankmoley (talk · contribs) — joined 12 March 2008 - Midwestern fly fisher and bass fisher....love all kinds of fishing and fish. I would like to look at updating the rivers that hold trout.
  7. GrinchPeru (talk · contribs) — joined 10 January 2011- Lifelong small stream flyfisher, and sporadic deep sea fisher. I have significant access to fishery experts, and interest, particularly but not limited to Engraulis ringens, and could contribute in English and Spanish.
  8. Habaneroman (talk · contribs) — joined 14 Sep 2007
  9. Hcberkowitz (talk · contribs) — joined 15 July 2007 - interested in commercial fishing, especially the monitoring, control, and surveillance thereof. I'm working with Vessel Management System and other maritime electronics.
  10. Kukulski (talk · contribs) — joined 31 August 2009 - Wish to distill the posts on the NANFA Forum into useful wiki information.
  11. kylek14 (talk · contribs) - joined 11 November 2010 - Active trout and bass fisherman. Would love to help out anyway I can to make individuals aware of the sport and species.
  12. Lilithmoon1 (talk · contribs) - joined 1 July 2012 - interested in North American freshwater fishing
  13. Micromesistius (talk · contribs) — joined 10 March 2012 - interested in improving fisheries science coverage
  14. Mike Cline (talk · contribs) — joined 16 May 2007 - created Bibliography of fly fishing and actively contributes to Fly Fishing, Fly Tying and Related Articles.
  15. seacucumber06 (talk · contribs)- joined 4 March 2010 - presently involved in long term fisheries livelihood rehabilitation projects under World Bank aid.
  16. SeaNympho (talk · contribs) - joined 14 February 2010 - Avid fisherman with specialties in bass, stream trout, & catfish.
  17. Support.and.Defend (talk · contribs) - joined 17 October 2010
  18. Theirrulez (talk · contribs) - joined 17 May 2010 - created Trabucco and interested in Mediterranean historical fishing matters.
  19. Themcman1 (talk · contribs) — joined 20 April 2007
  20. Traveler7 (talk · contribs) — joined 15 June 2012 - all fishing fresh and saltwater, fly fishing.
  21. Ummagumma23 (talk · contribs) — joined 9 July 2007
  22. Stratocaster27 (talk · contribs) — joined 29 June 2013 - freshwater and surf fishing. Knowledgeable about equipment, rods/reels, and tackle.

Inactive[edit]

Names are manually moved here if no wikipedia edits have been made for at least six months (last updated 1 December 2009). If your name has been moved here, please feel free to move it back to the active list.

  1. Bass fishing physicist (talk · contribs) — joined 4 May 2007
  2. Bu b0y2007 (talk · contribs) — joined 19 April 2007
  3. ChrisCotton (talk · contribs) — joined 3 June 2007
  4. cf38 (talk · contribs) — joined 17 December 2007
  5. Dusty.crockett (talk · contribs) — joined 7 January 2009
  6. Ebolred (talk · contribs) — joined 03 Jul 2008
  7. LaughingVulcan (talk · contribs) — joined 23 May 2007
  8. Majikfactory (talk · contribs) — joined 26 September 2007
  9. Medicellis (talk · contribs) — joined 4 August 2008
  10. OAS (talk · contribs) — joined 4 February 2008
  11. Steven130793 (talk · contribs) — joined 2 May 2007

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To do list[edit]

This list is transcluded from the to do page, to edit, click here


Here are some tasks awaiting attention:

Tasks[edit]

This list is transcluded from the tasks page, to edit it click here.

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Here are some tasks you can do for the Fisheries & Fishing WikiProject:
Category:Wikipedia requested photographs of fishing
(Upload any non-copyrighted fishing images to the appropriate section of Wikimedia Commons)
  • Other:
Fish Legal is tagged showing how it needs work, and Talk:Fish Legal needs review to see if the WikiProject templates are appropriate. --DThomsen8 (talk) 02:08, 19 November 2012 (UTC)

Current projects[edit]

Wikipedia:WikiProject Fisheries and Fishing/current

Requests[edit]

Discussions[edit]

You can start a discussion on the projects talk page.

Proposals[edit]

To add a proposal, add it in the proposal page.

Assessment[edit]

For more info on our assessment system, see the assessment page.

Templates[edit]

For a list and explanation of our project templates see the templates page.

Categories[edit]

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Please make sure to add articles to the appropriate categories. The fishing-related categories, as of 27 November 2014 are:


Please use the most specific category that is applicable (i.e., the most indented category). For example, the article B. H. Fisher should be under Category:American fishers (not Category:Fishers or Category:Fishing).

Some notable articles[edit]

Here is a list of some notable articles within the scope of WikiProject Fisheries and Fishing.

Featured LinkFA-star.png: Shrimp farm

A class: Fly fishing, Krill fishery

GA class : Marine Harvest Seamount

Did you knows (DYKs): Entries from these articles appeared on the main page Did you know? section.

Alerts[edit]

No Article alerts at this time.

Articles For Deletion[edit]

The below listed articles related to the Fisheries and Fishing Project are or have been subject to deletion proposals. Project members interested in contributing to the deletion discussion on active deletion debates should do so on the article's deletion page. Members aware of a deletion proposal on a fishing project related article not listed here, should list the article here so that other project members may become aware of it. Editors are reminded of the Wikipedia guideline on Canvassing WP:CANVASS and should not solicit biased contributions to the deletion debate from other editors.

Active[edit]

Results[edit]

  • Pawistik Lodge Proposed 26 June 2008. See deletion page. Result was Keep. The original author or others need to clean up this article and source it well for it to stay. Of particular importance is not to make it an Advertisment for the lodge.

Related WikiProjects[edit]

WikiProject Fisheries and Fishing is a multidisciplinary wikiProject which is related to or has some overlap with many other WikiProjects:

See also

Directory Directory of WikiProjects

 

Council WikiProject Council

 

Guide Guide to WikiProjects