National Fisherman


ANCHORAGE - Three U.S. senators, including both of Alaska's, are pushing to gut the application of an Environmental Protection Agency discharge regulation to small fishing boats they say could punish cleaning up fish guts.

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Maggie Raymond of the Associated Fisheries of Maine said she was "flabbergasted" last week when NOAA regional Administrator John Bullard essentially dismissed any requests to scale back or otherwise revise the emergency interim measures that have brought new area closures and further tightened the noose around the commercial fishing industry.

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It's been nearly five years since BP slimed the Gulf Coast, taking the lives of 11 men, wrecking livelihoods and killing tens of thousands of helpless coastal birds. Finally, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier is heading into the final stretch, deciding how much the third-largest oil company in the world will have to pay in pollution fines for the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

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As the sun set over Redding, 204,000 endangered winter-run juvenile Chinook salmon jumped into the water off of Caldwell Park, to start their migration from the Sacramento River to the Pacific Ocean.

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BRUNSWICK — Regional development nonprofit CEI has released an online tool aimed at helping retailers, wholesalers and consumers source Maine seafood.

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FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — A local shrimping crew is safe in port after a U.S. Coast Guard rescue in stormy waters on Wednesday afternoon.

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NEWTON CENTRE — On the day following the big snowstorm last week, Jared Auerbach, founder and owner of Red's Best, a Boston-based seafood distributor, wasn't intimidated by the snow piles to keep a date at Johnny's Luncheonette.

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Menhaden may or may not be the most important fish in the sea, but the oily little fish is again generating a pretty big debate about how many of them can be caught along the Atlantic coast and still leave enough behind for other fish and wildlife to eat.

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New Jersey officials have formally proposed rules that would dictate who can use artificial reefs in the ocean for fishing purposes.

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It's time to reconsider fish passage around Grand Coulee.

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Inside the Industry

Legislators from Connecticut and Massachusetts complained about the current “out-of-date allocation formula” in black sea bass, summer flounder and scup fisheries in a letter to the U.S. Department of Commerce earlier this week.

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The Southeast Alaska Fishermen’s Alliance recently announced that the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation has awarded the organization a Hollings Grant to reduce whale entanglements in Alaska salmon fisheries by increasing the use of acoustic whale pingers to minimize entanglements in fishing gear.

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