National Fisherman

The U.S. Coast Guard on Friday came to the aid of a commercial fishing vessel from Montauk that had reported being "adrift and without power" with three crew members on board.

The 58-foot Endorphin was located around 86 miles southeast of Montauk, the Coast Guard said.

A "good Samaritan" vessel alerted the Coast Guard to the plight of the Endorphin, whose crew indicated they had been out to sea for eight days, had run out of food and had no way to communicate, officials said.

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National Fisherman Live

Brian Rothschild of the Center for Sustainable Fisheries on revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act.

National Fisherman Live: 4/8/14

Inside the Industry

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.


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