National Fisherman

Mixed Catch 

lincIn Mixed Catch, NF Senior Editor Linc Bedrosian spotlights a wide range of commercial fishing-related news items from coast to coast.

 

The old saw is that there’s strength in numbers. Unfortunately the strong numbers of lobsters filling Maine harvesters’ traps have led to weak prices.

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Looks like there will be a little flavor of Gulf of Mexico seafood at the London 2012 Olympic Games.

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One thing we’re keenly aware of here at National Fisherman is that our readers are a sharp bunch. If they see something in a news story that makes them raise their eyebrow, they let us know about it, and right quick, too.

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So much for the John Bryson era as the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. It began with his Senate confirmation in October and ended yesterday when he submitted his letter of resignation to President Obama, less than two weeks after the car he was driving was involved in collisions with two other vehicles near his California home.

Commerce Department officials say Bryson's neurologists concluded after initial testing that he suffered a complex partial seizure. These seizures cause abnormal electrical activity in an isolated section of the brain; a person could still perform simple tasks, doctors say, but be unable to handle more complex tasks.
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I played an interesting CD in my car yesterday. This is no small feat in the digital music age, where we’re more likely to plug in our phones and let the songs flow from our iTunes playlists.

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The sun is shining, the sky is blue and it's a beautiful 72 degrees here in downtown Portland, Maine, but today, I have winter on my mind.



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The devastating earthquake and tsunami that shook Japan in March 2011 may be over, but its metaphorical aftershocks have reached the United States.

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The headline on NF's March 1997 cover declared, "More pain ahead for New England." Who knew back then that the headline would still be relevant 15 years later?

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Big ups to Weight Watchers for extolling the benefits of wild salmon to its weight-conscious membership.

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NOAA has long championed science as the foundation upon which the health of our nation's fish stocks must be based. But last week, it appeared that NOAA believed that a little magic would be helpful to help motivate employees at an upcoming leadership training session.



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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 4/22/14

  • OSU study targets commercial fishing injuries
  • Delaware's native mud crab making recovery
  • Alaska salmon catch projected to drop 47 percent
  • West Coast groundfish fishery bill passes
  • Maine's scallop season strongest in years

Brian Rothschild of the Center for Sustainable Fisheries on revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

Inside the Industry

The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council is currently soliciting applicants for open advisory panel seats as well as applications from scientists interested in serving on its Scientific and Statistical Committee.

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The North Carolina Fisheries Association (NCFA), a nonprofit trade association representing commercial fishermen, seafood dealers and processors, recently announced a new leadership team. Incorporated in 1952, its administrative office is in Bayboro, N.C.

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