National Fisherman

WASHINGTON, D.C. — West Coast fishermen will get relief from high-interest government loans that were part of a 2003 assistance package, thanks to a provision inserted in the National Defense Authorization Act by U.S. Rep. Peter DeFazio.

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MONTEREY (AP) — Northern California fishermen have reported an above-average squid harvest.

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When Amanda West Reade was pregnant with her now two-year-old son, she started eating farmed salmon. As a vegetarian, she knew that getting enough protein, omega-3s, and folic acid to boost her growing baby's development might be tricky.

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DURHAM, NC - By identifying the most efficient fishing practices and behaviors, a new model developed by economists at Duke University and the University of Connecticut could help fishermen land larger paychecks while reducing the risk of fishery depletion.

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WASHINGTON – Frustrated Gulf Coast lawmakers are pushing a bill to give their states more power to manage the economically important red snapper population, a move aimed at opening up the rebounding stock to more recreational fishing.

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The president of Madagascar, Hery Rajaonarimampianina, has pledged to triple his country's marine protected areas and set up a legal framework to defend local communities' rights to manage their own fishing grounds.

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There is no match to Alaska's diverse and productive fisheries. From Southeast to the Bering Sea, we produce half of the U.S. domestic seafood. Fisheries management might be complex but the result is simple: healthy fisheries equal more jobs than any other private sector enterprise in the state and a tax base that supports Alaska's coastal economy and communities.

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It's the time of year when Alaska's fishery meetings kick into high gear — with five set for this week alone.

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WILMINGTON, NC — The N.C. Marine Patrol arrested two fishermen after they were found with more than 16 times the legal possession limit of red drum.

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Two emaciated fishermen were recovering in a Pacific hospital today after enduring a five month ordeal drifting helplessly in an open boat.

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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 12/16/14

In this episode, Bruce Buls, WorkBoat's technical editor, interviews Long Island lobsterman John Aldridge, who survived for 12 hours after falling overboard in the dead of night. Aldridge was the keynote speaker at the 2014 Pacific Marine Expo, which took place Nov. 19-21 in Seattle.

Inside the Industry

NOAA, in consultation with the Department of the Interior, has appointed 10 new members to the Marine Protected Areas Federal Advisory Committee. The 20-member committee is composed of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experience who advise the departments of commerce and the interior on ways to strengthen and connect the nation's MPA programs. The new members join the 10 continuing members appointed in 2012.

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Fishermen in Western Australia captured astonishing footage this week as a five-meter-long great white shark tried to steal their catch, ramming into the side of their boat.
 
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