Walter “Sonny” Willey IV, 62, of Spruce Head, Maine, has been a lobster fisherman for more than 45 years.
Divers recovered the body of Scott Chandler, a 51-year-old West Jonesport, Maine, lobsterman, on Tuesday evening after he went overboard in the morning.
The federal Bureau of Offshore Energy Management is requiring offshore wind energy developers to set aside vessel transit corridors, amid intense discussions with the commercial fishing industry.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter on October 15 to the U.S. Department of…
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit from commercial fishing groups that challenged presidential authority to establish the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument.
The assessment indicates the northern shrimp population remains severely depleted, spawning stock biomass remains at the same low levels that has left the fishery shuttered since the 2013 season.
The New England Fishery Management Council voted this week to significantly scale back herring catch limits for over the next three years.
A good Samaritan vessel and the Coast Guard came to the aid of a scallop…
A Cushing, Maine, lobsterman charged with seaman’s manslaughter in the death of two crewmen nearly four years ago is expected to plead guilty next week.
On September 1, University of Maine marine sciences research professor Richard Wahle took over as the new director of the school’s Lobster Institute.
Interstate regulators have decided to shut down the Gulf of Maine herring fishery until the end of the month, saying 97 percent of the quota has been landed.