Jes Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman magazine and NationalFisherman.com.
Thursday, 23 December 2010
In the spirit of the season, I'd like to say that there is hope, promise and energy in the U.S. fishing industry.
We see it everywhere we go. Fishermen worry about new regulations, updating gear, maintaining their boats. But more than anything, they love to talk about fishing and think about the next time they'll be on deck.
There is nothing better than doing what you love for a living, except perhaps taking a break to enjoy your family and friends during the holidays.
Merry Christmas from all of us at National Fisherman.
National Fisherman Live: 12/16/14
In this episode, Bruce Buls, WorkBoat's technical editor, interviews Long Island lobsterman John Aldridge, who survived for 12 hours after falling overboard in the dead of night. Aldridge was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Pacific Marine Expo, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.
NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.