National Fisherman


For Rich DeSantis and Jennifer Perry, Keith Colburn's visit to the Towne Drive Kroger in Elizabethtown reminded them of sea salt-soaked docks back home in Connecticut.

They would angle for a spot to watch the boats come to shore and load up on lobster for "dirt cheap."

"We miss the fresh seafood," Perry said Wednesday.

Colburn, a star of The Discovery Channel's "Deadliest Catch," greeted the couple like old friends, doling out handshakes and hugs and placing his personal panache on signatures.

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Inside the Industry

The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced last week the sixth round of grant awards from its Fisheries Innovation Fund, a program launched in 2010 to foster innovations that support sustainable fisheries in the United States. 

The goal of the Fisheries Innovation Fund is to sustain fishermen and fishing communities while simultaneously rebuilding fish stocks.

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Alaskan Leader Fisheries will give Inmarsat’s new high-speed broadband maritime communications service, Fleet Xpress, a try on the 150-foot longline cod catcher/processor Alaskan Leader.

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