National Fisherman

The United Nations’ (UN) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) called for prompt and sustainable actions to help rebuild the livelihoods of those in the fisheries and aquaculture sectors in the regions affected by Typhoon Haiyan, which struck the Philippines.  

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Few professions are as deadly as commercial fishing on the Bering Sea.

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In the coming weeks the Maine Department of Marine Resources will propose a method to more closely track elver landings for next year in an attempt to gain some control over the elver harvest.

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Many local crab fishermen worked through the night Thursday, out on the water setting traps with the season's first catch expected to hit docks today after an agreement was reached with wholesale buyers to purchase the crustaceans at a price of $2.65 a pound.

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Joe Orlando still wakes up in the night, when the wind is whistling, and wonders if he should go down to the Gloucester House and make sure the Padre Pio’s lines are secure.
 

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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.
 

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

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

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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.
 

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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.
 

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National Fisherman Live

National Fisherman Live: 8/14/14

In this episode:

  • More cod cuts expected if NOAA data holds
  • Louisiana importing oysters to meet demand
  • N.C. sets new sturgeon bycatch rules
  • BP appeals to Supreme Court on spill settlement
  • Senate releases new Magnuson-Stevens draft

National Fisherman Live: 8/5/14

In this episode, National Fisherman's Boats & Gear Editor Michael Crowley talks with Frances Parrott about the Notus Dredgemaster.

Inside the Industry

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

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