Written by Michelle Gayton
Readers from coast to coast depend on it to stay up to date on news, regulations, fish stocks, to research purchasing decisions and to stay informed of the newest vessel and product technology. And, with the evolution of online advertising there are more options than ever for you to get your message in front of National Fisherman's qualified audiences.
Whether you choose to advertise in print, online, or both, there's no better way to make sure your advertising has a national reach as well as comprehensive regional coverage than by placing your ad with National Fisherman.
National Fisherman Readers:*
62% actively use the magazine when making purchasing decisions.
88% are involved in purchasing decisions.
After seeing an advertisement in National Fisherman 54% of readers bought a product or service and 99% either contacted the company directly or visited their website.
When National Fisherman readers and evaluating options prior to making a purchasing decision, they consider the brand name of the product to be very important in the decision making process. Consider the following:
Size of Vessels Owned/Worked On
*National Fisherman Reader Survey, Publisher's Own Data
30,000** subscribers across the country use National Fisherman to:
**National Fisherman Verified Audit statement June 2012
The following was released by the Maine Department of Marine Resources on Jan. 22:
The Maine Department of Marine Resources announced an emergency regulation that will support the continued rebuilding effort in Maine’s scallop fishery. The rule, effective January 23, 2016, will close the Muscle Ridge Area near South Thomaston and the Western Penobscot Bay Area.Read more...
Louisiana’s Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, which governs commercial and recreational fishing in the state, got a new boss in January. Charlie Melancon, a former member of the U.S. House of Representatives and state legislator, was appointed to the job by the state’s new governor, John Bel Edwards.
Although much of his non-political work in the past has centered on the state’s sugar cane industry, Melancon said he is confident that other experience, including working closely with fishermen when in Congress, has prepared him well for this new challenge.Read more...