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A Big Pine Key fisherman accused of lobster fishing with more than 100 untagged traps was arrested Saturday by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

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The “dinosaur fish” continues its comeback in the Great Lakes.

Some 1,000 lake sturgeon fingerlings were released Monday into the Genesee River, the state Department of Environmental Conservation announced.

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KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — A federal water agency is increasing flows in the Klamath River to fight a parasite attacking salmon.

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It's the height of commercial flounder season along the North Carolina Coast, but gillnet fishing boats have been banned from heading out. That's because a large number of sea turtles are still swimming in those areas.
 

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YARMOUTH HARBOR, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Ask marina owners, Yarmouth officials, or the Army Corps of Engineers: they'll all tell you the dredging of the Royal River is a long overdue project.
 

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Bernadette Adams remembers pitching fits as a young girl out on the sea ice wanting desperately to go out whaling with her father. With no brothers, her hunting career started at a young age. And last week, she made local history as the first woman in the community to harpoon a bowhead. Usually women don’t go out in boats with the whaling crews. And while community members in Barrow are touting her as the first woman to kill a whale, she’s actually not sure if that’s the case. But it doesn’t matter to her either way.
 

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The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries is giving commercial fishermen a little more time to make their catches of the day by opening up the commercial netting season on False River a month early.
 

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Residents with a million dollar view of Delaware's Inland Bays on Monday questioned, among other things, the potential economic benefits of the state's shellfish aquaculture plan.
 


EDMONTON - October is golden caviar season in Alberta, right before the whitefish spawn in Lesser Slave Lake’s shallows.

But Finnish cruise-goers and gourmands will have to find other roe to hoe. After years of conflict and decline, the province finally cut bait in August with its 174 remaining licensed commercial fishermen, effectively killing the caviar hub on the west side of the giant lake 250 kilometres north of Edmonton.

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal regulators will meet to propose options for Maine’s forthcoming baby eel season.

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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 11/06/14

In this episode:

NOAA report touts 2013 landings, value increases
Panama fines GM salmon company Aquabounty
Gulf council passes Reef Fish Amendment 40
Maine elver quota cut by 2,000 pounds
Offshore mussel farm would be East Coast’s first

 

Inside the Industry

Fishermen in Western Australia captured astonishing footage this week as a five-meter-long great white shark tried to steal their catch, ramming into the side of their boat.
 
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EAST SAND ISLAND, Oregon—Alexa Piggott is crawling through a dark, dusty, narrow tunnel on this 62-acre island at the mouth of the Columbia River. On the ground above her head sit thousands of seabirds. Piggott, a crew leader with Bird Research Northwest, is headed for an observation blind from which she'll be able to count them.
 
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