National Fisherman

The North Pacific Fishery Management Council will likely recommend some significant changes to the current version of the Magnuson Stevens Act — but not during its meeting in Sitka.

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PORTLAND, ME — The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation is awarding the Nature Conservancy $300,000 to implement electronic monitoring systems in the New England's fishing industry.

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A series of deep cuts to the halibut bycatch allocation for the Bering Sea groundfish bottom-trawl fleet will be considered by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council this week, and the decision to recuse two members of the board could have an effect on the outcome.

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LOS ANGELES — A commercial fisherman sued the owner of the oil pipeline that spilled thousands of gallons of crude on the Santa Barbara coast, alleging the environmental disaster would cause decades of harm to the shore and hurt many businesses.

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In April, seafood buyers across Washington, Oregon, British Columbia and Alaska received an invitation to bid on a job that involves purchasing and then picking up surplus salmon carcasses and eggs from state-run hatcheries in Washington.

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Five Asian bighead carp have been caught recently on the St. Croix River near Stillwater, the farthest north the invasive species has been found on the river, the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources reported Tuesday.

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COLUMBIA RIVER — Ten fishermen are expected to participate in a commercial seine fishery on the Columbia River in August. Unlike last year, however, the wild fish they catch will now directly affect other commercial fishermen on the river.

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Kudos to Massachusetts members of Congress Reps. William Keating, Stephen Lynch and Seth Moulton for seeing through what must be an environmentalist-created fog that has apparently obscured the vision of the rest of the commonwealth’s House delegation.

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As the Santa Barbara Oil Spill fouls the controversial "marine protected areas" created under the privately-funded Marine Life Protection Act (MLPA) Initiative, Californians Against Fracking announced they will march with local residents at the site of the tragic spill to call on Governor Jerry Brown to stop fracking and "move California off dirty fossil fuels."

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HARBOR BEACH, Mich. – Michigan is exploring the possibility of commercial fishing for whitefish in southern Lake Huron.

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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 3/10/15

In this episode, Online Editor Leslie Taylor talks with Mike McLouglin, vice president of Dunlop Industrial and Protective Footwear.

National Fisherman Live: 2/24/15

In this episode:

March date set for disaster aid dispersal
Oregon LNG project could disrupt fishing
NOAA tweaks gear marking requirement
N.C. launches first commercial/recreational dock
Spiny lobster traps limits not well received

Inside the Industry

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is partnering with restaurants throughout the region for an Out of the Blue promotion of cape shark, also known as dogfish. Starting Friday, July 3 and running until Sunday, July 12, cape shark will be available at each participating restaurant during the 10-day event. Cape shark is abundant and well deserving of a wider market.



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As a joint Gulf of Mexico states seafood marketing effort sails into the sunset, the program’s Marketing Director has left for a job in the private seafood sector. Joanne McNeely Zaritsky, the former Marketing Director of the Gulf State Marketing Coalition, has joined St. Petersburg, FL based domestic seafood processor Captain’s Fine Foods as its new business development director to promote its USA shrimp product line.

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