National Fisherman

ELLSWORTH, Maine — The daily limit for harvesting scallops along much of the coast has gone back up to 20 pounds, but further restrictions on fishing days and territory have gone into effect in Cobscook Bay, according to state officials.

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BOSTON — An "end to end" analysis of how regulators determine the health of New England groundfish stocks is now planned after being pushed by a federal advisory board.

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The Tongass National Forest, the nation's largest, stretches 500 miles along the southeast panhandle.

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Two weeks of memorial services for the five fishermen lost on the Miss Ally will end with a final service, one for Katlin Nickerson on Saturday, March 16 at the Calvary Baptist Church in Woods Harbour.

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Just as big eat the little fish in the sea, Cape Cod's fishing fleet is being swallowed by larger pockets that are buying the available quota of cod and other catch.

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Congressional hearings regarding the fourth 10-year review of commercial fishing's landmark Magnuson-Stevens Act begins in the nation's capital today.

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Virginia officials say oyster poaching has become epidemic in the Chesapeake Bay.

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ELLSWORTH, Maine — Due to low catches of northern shrimp, which officials say may be a result of relatively warm water temperatures in the Gulf of Maine, hours in the fishery are being expanded, according to officials.

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SAN FRANCISCO – For centuries, men like Larry Collins, a garrulous crab and sole fisherman, were free to harvest the seas.

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Humans are dumping so much carbon dioxide into the oceans so fast that seawater -- even in the Gulf of Maine -- is getting warmer and more acidic, according to marine and climate researchers.

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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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