National Fisherman

Boots planted on the floor of his boat in Monterey Harbor, Bryan Lucas hoists his only catch of the day: a sparkling 17-pound Chinook salmon caught May 17 off Pebble Beach.

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Kevin Curole was a shrimper's shrimper, a man confident in his ability to overcome challenges of the sea. And like many successful a fisherman, he has had beside him a partner to make the picture whole.

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WASHINGTON (Saving Seafood) May 21, 2013 — Dr. Kevin Stokesbury, associate professor and chair of the Department of Fisheries Oceanography at the University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth's School for Marine Science and Technology (SMAST) testified on fisheries data collection before a House subcommittee on Capitol Hill today.

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PORT TOWNSEND — A commercial fishing vessel on the ground at the Boat Haven caught fire when welding sparks ignited combustible material in the hold, firefighters said.

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TARPON SPRINGS - The smell of diesel fuel lingers in the air near the sponge docks in Tarpon Springs.

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Fishermen returned to the waters of Tabusintac, N.B. on Tuesday, three days after three young lobster fishermen were lost at sea.

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo is urging New York fishing businesses hurt by Hurricane Sandy to apply for funding through the state's recently approved Coastal Fishing Industry Grant Program.

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BETHEL -- One by one, Yupik fishermen from along the Kuskokwim River appeared before an Alaska District Court judge here Monday to be judged guilty of violating a state salmon closure nearly a year ago.

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On one level, the idea of seeking a "bridge" plan" as Gloucester Mayor Carolyn Kirk calls it, as a transition toward a new future for the city's waterfront is a good idea, just as it would be for any other fishing community.

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The Gulf of Mexico, at least off the Texas coast, soon could become safer for sharks.

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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 9/9/14

In this episode:

Seafood Watch upgrades status of 21 fish species
Calif. bill attacking seafood mislabeling approved
Ballot item would protect Bristol Bay salmon
NOAA closes cod, yellowtail fishing areas
Pacific panel halves young bluefin harvest

National Fisherman Live: 8/26/14

In this episode, National Fisherman Publisher Jerry Fraser talks about his early days dragging for redfish on the Vandal.

Inside the Industry

More than a dozen higher education institutions and federal and local fishery management agencies and organizations in American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and Hawaii have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at building the capacity of the U.S. Pacific Island territories to manage their fisheries and fishery-related resources.

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PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative has appointed Matt Jacobson as its new executive director.
 
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