Record flooding has led the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to open the Morganza Spillway, diverting 150,000 cubic feet of fresh water per second from the Mississippi River into Louisiana waters.
Looking back at how the court system failed fishermen after the Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Seemingly out of nowhere, Alaska Gov. Mike Dunleavy last week named fly-fishing enthusiast John Wood to the state Board of Fisheries, to which industry stakeholders responded with a collective, “Who?”
After a rogue wave strike in the Bering Sea, the trawler Progress goes under the knife to be sponsoned and lengthened at Fred Wahl’s yard in Oregon.
In a settlement over whale entanglement, California’s Dungeness crab fishermen dodge a multiyear closure, but lose the spring season.
The Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen’s Associations has intervened in a lawsuit that claims federal management of West Coast salmon fisheries is endangering orca whales.
Maine’s lobster industry stakeholders have concerns about the federal data tool used to establish levels of risk and sharing the burden of whale protection by enlisting Canadian fisheries to adopt similar management measures.
Halibut quotas rose to 18.9 million pounds this year thanks to improved survey methodology and blackcod quotas have been set at 25.97 million pounds.
Noisemakers, electric cables and other devices are part of a $778 million plan to fortify an Illinois waterway and keep invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes.
Captain Brannon Finney was hosting a videographer onboard as a test run for a potential reality show, when she directed her crew to pour 8 tons of sandblasting waste from brailer bags into the Sumner Straits.
Global salmon markets are getting shuffled by a massive algae bloom that has suffocated over eight million farmed salmon in Norway with no end in sight.