North Carolina’s commercial fishermen are bracing for a fight over actions taken by the state’s Marine Fisheries Commissioners that forced a ban on the use of all gillnets in the Neuse and Pamlico Rivers.
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Prestige Oysters has entered full assessment for oysters harvested in Texas and Louisiana. If granted, it would be the only oyster fishery certified in the Americas.
A Florida commercial fishermen has pleaded guilty to animal cruelty charges and faces 10 days in jail over a video that shows him dragging a shark behind his boat at a high speed.
On Oct. 30, 2017, the 39-year-old, steel-hulled Ben & Casey was about six miles offshore when the propeller and the boat sank.
Jones served for 34 years on Capitol Hill and in the North Carolina Legislature. Throughout his career, he was a bright supporter of the state’s commercial fishing industry.
For the 2019 Gulf of Mexico shrimping season, industry members expect the market for their wild product to remain stable for at least the first half of the year
The North Atlantic right whale population off Florida’s East Coast is going through a baby boom, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, which announced that its team spotted the fifth calf of the current birthing season last week.
A shrimp boat from Wanchese, N.C., ran aground at Cape Hatteras National Seashore just before dawn on Monday, Feb. 4.
Eastern Shipbuilding of Panama City, Fla., has at long last righted the North Star, Glacier…
Red snapper is back, according to Gulf of Mexico fishermen.