California’s Deadliest Catch

The driftnet fishery for swordfish and shark

Our new exposé and call for action, California’s Deadliest Catch, investigates the problems and history of the wasteful, high bycatch California swordfish and shark fishery and why the state of California needs to take pre-emptive action to end gillnetting along our coast.

We must stop whales, dolphins, sea turtles, sharks and thousands of fish from needlessly drowning in drift gillnets along the California coast — once and for all.

Download the full report here.

Download a fact sheet on the bill here.