Northeast groundfish operations are being forced to diversify to survive low allocations and rising lease prices for gray sole, dabs and cod.
A group of New Hampshire fishermen are petitioning to have their lawsuit against NOAA over at-sea monitors decided by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Jim Balano is reluctant to label himself a fisherman. “I would feel like a fraud…
The Wild Wild West (West 28 with a 1,050-hp Isotta) continued her dominance at the lobster boat races in Friendship, Maine.
A U.S. federal jury found former Bristol County, Mass., sheriff’s deputy Antonio Freitas guilty of smuggling profits from the quota scheme to Portugal.
Maine is implementing a new lottery system for licenses to fish for baby eels, or elvers, in the 2018 season.
NMFS Greater Atlantic Regional Administrator John Bullard recently announced that he will be retiring on Jan. 5, 2018.
Canadian fisherman Joe Howlett, 59, was struck and killed by a whale he had freed from an entanglement on Monday, July 10.
Cause of Action Institute is suing NOAA in attempt to obtain employee instant message records that the agency considers off the record exchanges.
The forecast might have scared off a few boats, but 33 contenders showed up to race in Boothbay and 50 boats in Rockland.
According to new figures, the number of young lobsters in the Gulf of Maine has been declining since 2007 and doesn’t show signs of reversing soon.
To determine the true state of the cod stock in the Gulf of Maine, the Massachusetts senate wants to continue funding for industry-based cod surveys.