- The U.S. Coast Guard will convene a Marine Board of Investigation to look into the Feb. 11 loss of the 98-foot crabber Destination and six crewmembers, the agency announced Friday. The National Transportation Safety Board …
- The small amount of northern shrimp fishermen are allowed to catch this season is appreciated by scientists and coveted by consumers.
- Following an early Alaska herring run and unsettled weather in 2016, forecasts for 2017 look strong.
- North Carolina’s shrimp industry could face sweeping changes in 2018 following a controversial decision by the Marine Fisheries Commission.
- A federal judge has denied a bid by commercial fishermen to stop the lease of nearly 80,000 acres offshore New York for wind farm development.
- A letter from skipper-owner Rob Seitz on NGO involvement in management of the California groundfish fishery.
- Patrick Dixon previews the upcoming 20th renewal of the FisherPoets Gathering in Astoria, Ore., where participants will read, recite and listen to poetry and stories of the sea.
- A bill aimed at better regulating foreign workers in Hawaii's fishing fleets would require impractical record keeping.
- A recent broadcast series smeared a successful management story and the hardworking people who have built businesses that deliver wild, sustainably caught domestic seafood to American consumers.
- In late February 1862, a gale out of the Northwest hit 70 schooners from the Gloucester fishing fleet that were anchored on Georges Bank.