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The BAD fishing stories of 2006

Updated: January 1, 2007, 7:34 PM ET

1.) Overfishing among threats to Gulf of Mexico Associated Press — July 10, 2006

For years, millions of people have traveled to summer retreats along the Gulf of Mexico, with many ultimately putting down permanent sandy roots on the coast.

One of the problems the population boom has created is overfishing in Gulf waters, which has endangered marine ecosystems and fisheries that are the source of multimillion-dollar recreation and fishing industries.

Officials say efforts ...

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