The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations filed a lawsuit alleging that 30 fossil fuel companies are to blame for the past four years of delayed Dungeness crab seasons and disastrous economic losses.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is seeking additional funding to help coastal communities deal with the damages weathered by the state’s fisheries following Hurricane Florence.
The 12 fishermen charged were prosecuted for illegally harvesting 31,306 pounds of Atlantic striped bass in 2009 and 102,296 pounds in 2010.
One thing fishing operations large and small agree on: There are plenty of swordfish in…
Jamie Melo, a former captain with the Bristol County Sheriff’s Department, was sentenced this week for his role in Carlos Rafael’s quota skirting operation.
The Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission have voted unanimously to support a multi-year study to prevent whale entanglements off the Oregon coast.
Both proposals rejected by the Alaska Board of Fisheries claimed that hatchery fish are out competing wild salmon for food in the open ocean.
Divers recovered the body of Scott Chandler, a 51-year-old West Jonesport, Maine, lobsterman, on Tuesday evening after he went overboard in the morning.
After several years of consideration, nine nations and the European Union agreed to a moratorium on commercial fishing across 1.1 million square miles of the Arctic.
The nearly finished 261-foot Alaska factory trawler North Star is currently resting on its starboard side in the waters of Saint Andrews Bay, Fla.,