|Vigor Seattle Maritime Festival|
Tuesday, May 7 - Maritime Career Day, Maritime Event Center, Pier 66
Wednesday, May 8 - National Fisherman's Annual Stories of the Sea, Highliner Pub & Grill, Fishermen's Terminal at 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 11 - Family Fun Day, Pier 66 and Bell Harbor Marina
Legislators from Connecticut and Massachusetts complained about the current “out-of-date allocation formula” in black sea bass, summer flounder and scup fisheries in a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier this week.Read more...
The Southeast Alaska Fishermen’s Alliance recently announced that the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has awarded the organization a Hollings Grant to reduce whale entanglements in Alaska salmon fisheries by increasing the use of acoustic whale pingers to minimize entanglements in fishing gear.