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.
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.
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.
A staple of Atlantic Canada’s commercial fishery could soon be off limits.
SEABROOK — The federal government's new "catch share" system has been literally killing off the state's 400-year-old commercial fishing industry, fishermen and state experts told a panel of federal officials yesterday.
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BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- Commercial fishermen gathered in Burgaw today to protest a bill that would keep them from catching certain types of fish.
Forged in independence, laid low by regulatory constraints, America's original fishing port told its story in many voices from many perspectives Tuesday, appealing to one arm of the U.S. Commerce Department for relief to help survive the harm done by another.
ABOARD THE M/V SANDUSKY —— The Chesapeake Bay's bounty was turned into a macabre tableau Monday morning as an illegal net at least 600 yards long and filled with decaying striped bass and other fish was partially pulled from the waters off Tilghman Island.
The aquaculture company Balfegó, has introduced a new method for tuna consumers to know where and when the fish that they are eating was caught, when it was slaughtered, how much weighed and the implemented quality controls.