National Fisherman


Dozens of Louisiana shrimpers — ranging from Vietnamese-Americans to Cajun fishermen — rallied Wednesday in downtown New Orleans to bewail low prices, farm-raised shrimp imports and other woes in their industry.

Read more ...

East Coast summer flounder catches will be cut by more than 26 percent next year in spite of a push by New Jersey to keep the reductions in the 21 percent range.

Read more ...

PACIFIC OCEAN — Crew members on the fishing vessel Marion H, which ran into trouble off Tillamook Head, Ore., were rescued Tuesday by U.S. Coast Station Cape Disappointment personnel.

Read more ...

It could be the algae. It could be ‘the blob’. It could be something else entirely.

Read more ...

When Keith Colburn got a phone call that longtime friend and fellow captain Tony Lara had died in his sleep, the Discovery star couldn't believe the news.

Read more ...

While the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council meets in New Orleans, those who support and work in Louisiana’s seafood and fishing industries will rally outside.

Read more ...

A report recently released by Frequentz and the Alaska Bering Sea Crabbers reveals that an estimated USD 600 million has been lost in U.S. tax revenue and commercial fishing profits since 2000 as a result of competition with illegal Russian crab entering the US market.

Read more ...

A final vote is expected Thursday at the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council’s meeting in New Orleans on the fate of Reef Fishery Management Plan Amendment 28, which could modify how the red snapper quota is divided between the recreational and commercial sectors.

Read more ...

A shortage of salad shrimp caused by crashing Atlantic Ocean stocks has small fish processor Tonka Seafoods trying to restart a fishery that was once a mainstay in the Southeast Alaska town of Petersburg.

Read more ...

A Gloucester fisherman featured on the reality show “Wicked Tuna” pleaded not guilty Monday in Vermont to federal fraud charges that he collected government benefits while claiming to be disabled.

Read more ...

Page 144 of 486

Inside the Industry

The New England Fishery Management Council recently elected Dr. John F. Quinn of Massachusetts and E. F. “Terry” Stockwell III of Maine to serve respectively as chairman and vice chairman in the year ahead. The two have led the Council since 2014 but reversed roles this year. 

Read more ...

Vigor will debut an affordable 142-foot freezer longliner designed specifically for North Pacific fishing at the 2016 Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle.

 

Read more ...
Try a FREE issue of National Fisherman

Fill out this order form, If you like the magazine, get the rest of the year for just $14.95 (12 issues in all). If not, simply write cancel on the bill, return it, and owe nothing.

First Name
Last Name
Address
Country
U.S. Canada Other

City
State/Province
Postal/ Zip Code
Email