Southern states continue to navigate the challenges of red tide, acidic waters, poaching, reduced demand for their product and a destructive hurricane season.
Internal memos reveal a plan to draw criticism from fishermen, NGOs by extending the recreational season and allowing inevitable overfishing.
After 12 years with the Coast Guard’s Fishing Vessel Safety Division, the past eight years as head of the department Jack Kemerer retired on Oct. 13.
Carlos Rafael must forfeit four fishing boats and 34 related permits used in his illegal scheme, a federal judge ruled on Wednesday, Oct. 11.
Fishing outlooks for some of Alaska’s largest catches are running the gamut from celebratory (salmon) to relief (Bering Sea crab) to catastrophic (Gulf of Alaska cod). Stakeholders were stunned to learn that surveys yielded the …