All eyes and ears were on water temperatures and foreign trade tariffs as seiners hit their strides in the West Coast squid season.
West Coast & Pacific
As the fleet readied for this year’s season, questions remained whether last year’s sparse concentrations of albacore would go down as an anomaly or part of a trend
A bill that would allow officials and local tribes to lethally remove sea lions from specific areas of the Columbia River passed its first hurdle on Tuesday with a 288-116 vote in the U.S. House of Representatives.
After finishing up its 21st annual event, the FisherPoets Gathering reflects on its start and the tradition of commercial fishing community storytelling.
The abundance of smaller fish this year and the corresponding price per unit have created a market dynamic like the industry hasn’t seen in recent history.
A Superior Court judge in Thurston County, Wash., has ruled against Cooke Aquaculture, which had proposed a restocking of its Atlantic salmon net-pen farm at Cypress Island.
Over the weekend, the Pacific Fishery Management Council voted to allow up to 7,000 metric tons of sardines to be caught by West Coast fishermen this year as incidental take, or bycatch.
Rescue and recovery tales from around the country and beyond. In this edition, two helicopter medevacs in Alaska, electrical issues near Trinidad and three fishermen rescued from Georgia waters.
Khanh Huynh, a 28-year-old fisherman from just outside of Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, is being credited with saving the lives of the two Americans on the 61-foot longliner Princess Hawaii.
Sea Grant staffs in Alaska and Washington have updated their popular “Fishermen’s Direct Marketing Manual,” adding new information needed for running a seafood business in the digital world.