National Fisherman


CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A judge's ruling about a new cost imposed on New England fishermen by the federal government could come as soon as this week.

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This week, as the Carlos Rafael saga unfolded in New Bedford and in federal court in Worcester, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a release asking anyone with information on illegal fishing activity to report it to a confidential hotline.

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There was no shortage of foreign languages filtering around the cavernous exhibition hall at the Boston Convention & Exhibition Center when the international Seafood Expo North America show opened Sunday.

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The arrest of Carlos Rafael, a New Bedford-based fishing mogul, sends a stark message to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, our congressional delegation, and everyone who cares about the future of fishing: It is time to make the full-fleet monitoring of commercial fishing boats a priority so that we know what is happening on our oceans.

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Area M wasn’t the only fishery up for discussion at the Board of Fisheries meeting in Anchorage last month. Chignik fishermen frustrated with a fishery that’s no longer as productive or profitable as it used to be also went to the board looking for some help.

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The sudden resignation of Louis Daniel III as director of the North Carolina Division of Marine Fisheries last week caught supporters, critics, employees and members of the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission by surprise.

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Maine's lifeblood commercial fishing industry once again broke records for the value of marine species at the dock in 2015, state officials said.

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State lawmakers will get to hear Tuesday about an ambitious plan to make North Carolina more competitive with other coastal states that have far more invested in their oyster and shellfish industries.

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A fire that damaged a commercial fishing vessel on Sunday off of Baltimore Avenue and Channel Drive may be the result of welding work, authorities said.

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A proposal to permanently close Unalaska Bay to commercial trawl fishing is up for discussion at an upcoming Alaska Board of Fisheries meeting.

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Inside the Industry

Fishermen throughout the Gulf of Mexico are praising Louisiana officials for a series of strong decisions last week that have broken the deadlock of red snapper management in the Gulf of Mexico.

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According to the Portland Press Herald, the Maine Seaweed Festival has been canceled this year due to a rift between the event’s organizers and seaweed harvesters.

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