In 40 years of fishing from Point Judith, Rhode Island, and another 12 conducting safety…
Quota limits have stabilized prices, averaging $4 to $5 per pound off trawlers, while in Rhode Island, sushi-grade dayboat fluke gets $6 per pound for medium-sized fish, and up to $7 per pound for jumbo. Fluke fillets sell at $12 to 13 per pound.
Saturday was the day — the start of the 2018 Maine lobster boat racing season. Forty-six boats showed up for the Boothbay races and a day later 56 lobster boats came to the starting line at Rockland.
There’s a hotel planned for development at Fisherman’s Wharf on Commercial Street in Portland, Maine, that has fishermen and Portland citizens worrying about the future of the city.
The Northeast inshore longfin squid fishery became the first squid fishery in the world to achieve Marine Stewardship Council certification this week.
The Maine Department of Marine Resources decided to shut down the state’s lucrative elver fishery two weeks early, claiming that illegal sales are jeopardizing the agency’s ability to manage the fishery properly.
Families and two small communities are mourning the loss of fishermen reported overdue from hauling traps — one in Maine and one in Washington.
Canadian salmon farming company Northern Harvest admitted to using a sea lice pesticide that is known to kill lobsters and other crustaceans.
A 790-foot oil tanker and an 84-foot scallop boat collided about 30 miles southeast of…
The Northeast squid industry remains optimistic about this year’s harvest despite a disappointing 2017 season.