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…
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.,
Jim Hanson has been a commercial fisherman since before he needed a license. He learned…
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.