National Fisherman

The Clatsop County Democrats recently passed a resolution to support the Environmental Protection Agency's Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment, which documents destructive impacts and further risks from the contentious plans to build North America's largest open-pit mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska. Clatsop County is home to more than one-third of Oregon's 2,100 Bristol Bay commercial fishermen, more than any other county in the state.

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Catholic Charities North has announced that contributions of $25,000 are available for Gloucester residents in the Catholic Charities North Fishing Community Fund.

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Because brown shrimp will soon start migrating from the bays to the Gulf of Mexico, commercial shrimp season will close in both Texas and federal waters 30 minutes after sunset on May 23 until a still-to-be determined time in July.

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DR. MARTY GRIFFIN'S years of service to the cause of conservation in Marin are appreciated, but his opinion piece (Marin Voice, May 2) reminds me of Michael Moore's comment at the Oscars some years ago; we do indeed live in fictitious times.

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SEABROOK — It's been a long two months for New Hampshire's small fishing fleet since the federal government slashed their fishing quotas.

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SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. — One of two men aboard a commercial fishing vessel was found dead after the boat capsized Sunday off the coast of Long Island, authorities said.

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Local app makers at Phondini Partners, a Half Moon Bay based company that builds mobile applications for iPhone, iPad and Android platforms, are at it again.

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PORTLAND — Acadian redfish is being featured at Maine restaurants and retailers for the next 10 days as part of an initiative to promote underutilized seafood species in the Gulf of Maine.

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NEWPORT – If you are looking for something to celebrate, try this. Friday is National Shrimp Day.

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Fishermen, get ready to cast your lines.

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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 10/21/14

In this episode:

North Pacific Council adjusts observer program
Fishermen: bluefin fishing best in 10 years
Catch limit raised for Bristol Bay red king crab
Canadian fishermen fight over lobster size rules
River conference addresses Dead Zone cleanup

National Fisherman Live: 10/7/14

In this episode, National Fisherman Publisher Jerry Fraser talks about the 1929 dragger Vandal.

 

Inside the Industry

NOAA and its fellow Natural Resource Damage Assessment trustees in the Deepwater Horizon oil spill have announced the signing of a formal Record of Decision to implement a gulf restoration plan. The 44 projects, totaling an estimated $627 million, will restore barrier islands, shorelines, dunes, underwater grasses and oyster beds.

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The Golden Gate Salmon Association will host its 4th Annual Marin County Dinner at Marin Catholic High School, 675 Sir Francis Drake Blvd., Kentfield on Friday, Oct 10, with doors opening at 5:30 p.m.

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