Jes Hathaway is the editor in chief of National Fisherman magazine and NationalFisherman.com.
Thursday, 27 January 2011
It's not difficult to imagine heading off to a summertime oceanside resort area on a day like today in New England. It's been snowing for a week straight (or so it seems), and today was no different.
As I sit in the airport, hoping I will make it to Ocean City, Md., today, I know I'm not headed to a warm destination. But from everything I hear about the Maryland Watermen's Association's East Coast Commercial Fishermen's & Aquaculture Trade Exposition, the warmth will be all in the people.
Come by booth 309 if you find yourself in Ocean City this weekend. And if you can't find us there, pop your head into the nearest crab or oyster shack.
Despite the many ups and downs of the Chesapeake crab fishery, there are still baymen on the water, and we are more than happy to partake of their bounty.
National Fisherman Live is a web video series featuring the latest fishing news, product information and industry analysis by our editors. In this episode:
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.
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.