Gulf of Mexico fishermen are heading out for their traditional winter voyages with the promise of healthy dock prices in their futures.
Gulf & South Atlantic
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.
In the aftermath of hurricanes Harvey and Irma sweeping across the Gulf Coast, the Gulf…
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.