- 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 …
- Cathy McDaniels, 61, is on the water just about every day pulling crab pots.
- The red snapper tug of war in the Gulf of Mexico is being stretched to the limit in 2017, and the recreational fish grab is alive and well.
- It’s hard to be the voice of reason vs. billions in global sales. If you can’t compete with a colorful fan of international bills, good luck making your voice heard over the din of ca-chings.
- On the morning of Sept. 16, fog had reduced visibility to about 50 yards over the waters near Pumpkin Ledge when two lobster boats collided.
- About 10,000 people streamed into Fishermen’s Terminal in Seattle on Saturday, Sept. 23, for the 29th Fishermen’s Fall Festival. The annual tradition is a celebration of the bounty of the Pacific Northwest and Alaska commercial …