HB 353 would prohibit commercial fishing for redfish, speckled sea trout and striped bass.
The home stretch is in sight for the fate of House Bill 353, the piece of legislation that would declare red drum, spotted seatrout and striped bass as game fish in North Carolina. coastal waters. The bill must be approved by the House and moved to the Senate by June 9 to continue through the legislative process.
Indonesia’s tuna exporters could face inconveniences as a result of two green groups’ recent footage claiming that the industry longline vessels use dolphin meat as bait, local authorities said.
GLOUCESTER -- One fish, two fish, red fish, blue fish," wrote Dr. Seuss.
BRUSSELS May 18 (Reuters) - Europe's fisheries chief called on Wednesday for close monitoring of the trade in bluefin tuna caught in Libyan waters, fearing illegal catches could push the endangered fish closer to extinction amid the chaos of war.
Local and state lawmakers are trying to spur their federal counterparts to action on fishing regulation changes.
FIND also looking for lost manatee signs.
Hurricanes Frances and Jeanne pushed around everything that wasn’t securely anchored, including the bottom of the Intracoastal Waterway.
Fishermen are notorious for having a little trouble with the truth. Whether it’s adding a few pounds to the fish you caught last week or misdirecting a buddy away from your favorite spot or calling in sick on a beautiful day with a green tide, anglers can bend the truth when they need to.
Fishermen in P.E.I. are worried they'll see big cuts to their paycheques if the federal government decides to make Atlantic bluefin tuna an endangered species.
The National Marine Fisheries Service announced today it was considering ending all dockside monitoring and using the money to help offset the operating costs for sectors, the fishing cooperatives into which nearly all New England groundfishing boats have organized under the catch share management system.
A staple of Atlantic Canada’s commercial fishery could soon be off limits.