Maryland has signed a four-year contract that earmarks a $2 million annual investment in Chesapeake Bay fisheries infrastructure and labor.
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy took a stand against the Trump administration’s efforts to keep offshore drilling options open along the East Coast last week, signing a bill into law that will ban drilling in state waters.
On Thursday, March 22, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced a supplemental budget for 2019 that…
Late Friday night, Feb. 9, the Coast Guard called off the search for two fishermen missing…
Just after 1 a.m. on Thursday, Paul Matos and Dennis Smalling managed to get out…
North Carolina’s hard blue crab landings for the first half of 2017 were 8.09 million pounds, down slightly from the 8.34 million pounds landed for the same period in 2016.
A former Gulf of Mexico shrimp boat is reborn as Swaggy B and fitted for Mid-Atlantic scallop and mixed trawl fisheries.
NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Administrator John Bullard recently announced that he will be retiring on Jan. 5, 2018.
Regional and state fishery managers say the overall trend of fluke stock is not looking good, but fishermen are disagreeing with the stock assessments.
Potomac River commercial fishermen are concerned over efforts to establish a protected sanctuary in the middle of prime fishing grounds on Mallows Bay.
A federal judge has denied a bid by commercial fishermen to stop the lease of nearly 80,000 acres offshore New York for wind farm development.
The Mid–Atlantic Fishery Management Council is considering a modification to the way scup quota is allocated that could help fishermen get closer to quota.