National Fisherman

Halibut fishermen are bracing for another huge quota cut after the International Pacific Halibut Commission staff presented a rather grim stock assessment at their interim meeting in Seattle last week.
 

Read more...

It’s hard to image an Ocean State without a commercial fishing industry, but one local business owner warns it could happen.
 

Read more...

Dec. 12--Drought conditions are taking their toll on Chinook salmon in the Sacramento River this year, fisheries experts say.
 

Read more...

Editor’s note: This is the seventh in the Morris Communications series, “The case for conserving the Kenai king salmon.”
 
It’s a lesson every elected official in Alaska learns firsthand sooner or later, and Gov. Sean Parnell got a fresh reminder this past April in the waning days of the legislative session when his nomination of Vince Webster to a second term on the Board of Fisheries was rejected by a 30-29 vote.
 

Read more...

A plan to build two tunnels that would divert water from Sacramento to San Joaquin Valley farms poses a dire threat to salmon, according to a Bay Area salmon protection group.
 

Read more...

The days of anglers coming home from a fishing trip to Homer, Alaska -- "The Halibut Capital of the World" -- with two, big, honking halibut appear to be over. 
 

Read more...

Shortly after the new year, Alaska’s Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell and the State Division of Elections will decide whether an initiative to ban set nets off Alaska’s urban shores will go before the state’s voters.
 

Read more...

U.S. Coast Guard personnel, as part of Operation Safe Crab, are available to conduct voluntary dockside exams prior to the opening of the Dungeness crab fishery in various Oregon and southwest Washington state ports this month.
 

Read more...

CASTINE, Maine — Forty-five students from seven of Maine’s coastal high schools have been tasked with solving a unique challenge:
 
What do fishermen need to do to make winter flounder a viable fishery in Maine?
 

Read more...

Commercial fish harvesters and their business partners intent on assuring economic survival of this physically and financially tough business will gather in Anchorage Dec. 10-12 to teach what they know to the next generation of industry leaders.
 

Read more...

Page 81 of 214

National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 7/29/14

In this episode:

  • Dismal Kenai king return prompts closures
  • State, feds unveil salmon restoration plans
  • Slow start for Maine’s lobster season
  • Va. oyster harvest up 25 percent in 2013
  • Fishermen tangle lines in snapper battle

National Fisherman Live: 7/17/14

In this episode, National Fisherman's Boats & Gear Editor Michael Crowley talks with Mike Hillers about the Simrad PX Multisensor.

 

Inside the Industry

PORTLAND, Maine – The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative has appointed Matt Jacobson as its new executive director.
 
 Read more...

The Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council will convene its Red Snapper Advisory Panel Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the council office — 2203 N. Lois Avenue, Suite 1100, in Tampa, Fla. 

Read more...

Try a FREE issue of National Fisherman

Fill out this order form, If you like the magazine, get the rest of the year for just $14.95 (12 issues in all). If not, simply write cancel on the bill, return it, and owe nothing.

First Name
Last Name
Address
Country
U.S. Canada Other

City
State/Province
Postal/ Zip Code
Email