National Fisherman


Tracking salmon as they move past Columbia River dams just got a little easier. Scientists are using a new tag so small that researchers can inject it with a syringe into the fishes' bellies.

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SCOTLAND, UK - A ground-breaking new initiative to encourage youngsters to consider a career in commercial fishing is being launched in secondary schools in Aberdeenshire.

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Coast Guard crews seized a total of approximately 3 miles of long line fishing gear set by multiple Mexican fishermen operating illegally in U.S. waters over the past twenty-four hours.

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In January 2013, the United Cook Inlet Drift Association filed a lawsuit against the National Marine Fisheries Service and the Secretary of Commerce challenging the approval of a decision by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council to remove federal waters in Cook Inlet from the scope of the federal salmon fishery management plan. This case is pending before the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, as case number 14-35928, and is under assessment by the mediation program for settlement potential.

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This week, the federal government decided to exclude waters off Florida from the next five-year plan for oil and gas drilling leases along the Outer Continental Shelf.

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JUNEAU — Gov. Bill Walker's nominee to the state Board of Fisheries says he can be impartial despite his past work on behalf of commercial fishermen, even as several lawmakers here said he'll face a difficult confirmation battle.

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PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Regional fishing industry regulators have rejected a plan to list river herring and shad as part of the Atlantic Herring fishery.

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Fishing stakeholders have not surrendered in their campaign to get NOAA Fisheries to modify the emergency interim actions that have shuttered the Gulf of Maine to cod fishing and severely restricted fishing for other species.

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JUNEAU — A former Wasilla mayor has been appointed to help regulate participation in Alaska's commercial fisheries.

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Chicken of the Sea has released its corporate sustainability report to further demonstrate its commitment to operating a socially and environmentally responsible business. The report, which documents 2013 efforts, focuses on four pillars of sustainability and sets measurable goals to be met by 2020.

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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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