In the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma sweeping across the Gulf Coast, the Gulf…
Gulf & South Atlantic
The weather didn’t seem so bad when John Trosclair Jr. launched his 19-foot Carolina skiff the night of Aug. 30. Then squalls from Hurricane Harvey capsized his boat.
The category 4 storm was the strongest to make landfall in Texas in more than 50 years. It left the fishing villages of Rockport and Port Aransas in tatters, with scenes not unlike the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
The preliminary total statewide for this past season is 2.9 million pounds, at a value of $30.6 million. Unfortunately, dockside prices have dipped.
A former Gulf of Mexico shrimp boat is reborn as Swaggy B and fitted for Mid-Atlantic scallop and mixed trawl fisheries.
Representatives of the seafood and fishing industry in four Gulf of Mexico states took a trip to Maine to tour the state’s aquaculture facilities.
Despite attempts shut down the inshore southern flounder fishery in North Carolina, an uncertain season is turning into a successful one.
Florida officials are investigating a video that shows a hooked shark being dragged at high speeds behind an outboard-powered boat.
After a mid-decade explosion resulting from heavy exports into Asian markets, spiny lobster prices are calming, but not enough to raise concerns.