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.,
Gulf & South Atlantic
In mid-September, Miss. fishermen were facing a proposal that would have set a one-mile commercial finfish net exclusion zone around Cat Island.
“We may be bruised, but we are not broken.” These words were posted on Facebook…
Stocks suffered when Hurricane Harvey swept through the Gulf of Mexico last year, but that hasn’t shaken an industry that’s grown used to working against the weather.
As Hurricane Florence bore down on the Carolina coast today, commercial fishing families have been preparing to ride out the storm.
A Tybee Island, Ga., fisherman was sentenced to more than six years in federal prison for making fraudulent claims for losses from foreign competition.
It seems the only thing Florida stone crabbers harvested with any consistency this year was optimism. And that was often hard work.
The Florida flounder fishery — comprised mostly of the Southern and gulf species — continues to occupy a niche market in 2018 that likely will continue for the foreseeable future.
The state reports that some paddlefish harvesters were likely falsifying records to hide the fact that they’re taking too many of the fish.
An international team of researchers has completed a seven-year baseline study of fish populations in the Gulf of Mexico in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill.