Smythe named AFFTA Communications Director
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced that Matt Smythe will join their team as communications director. Read more in the press release bel...
Tippets: Choosing the Right Weight, Casting Across and Fl...
When nymphing or fishing streamers, “there are three options for weight,” writes Domenick Swentosky, “just the right amount, overweight or underweight.” In t...
Our Drowning Coast: Left to Louisiana’s tides, Jean Lafit...
Out toward the horizon, a fishing village appears on a fingerling of land, tenuously gripping the banks of a bending bayou. Just two miles north is the jagge...
SURETTE: Open-pen fish farming a mess: How the world is p...
There’s big stuff happening in the dirty world of open-pen salmon farming. World production of farmed salmon is declining and prices are rising accordingly. ...
Fish and Wildlife Service official reportedly violated co...
Richard Ruggiero, chief of the Division of International Conservation at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, may have violated federal ethics rules by his in...
Anacortes delegation travels to Unalaska
Visitors from Anacortes, Wash., traveled to the Aleutian Islands last week to urge the Unalaska City Council to stop asking the U.S. Congress to restrict a s...
Fisherman’s case yields complicated evidence trail
The federal trial of Thomas Kokell features a trail of evidence including hand-scrawled freight tickets and fishing-trip reports. Stacks of paper slips have ...
Nergård Group CEO to step down
Torvanger will step down from the executive role, but remain on board.
Cape Cod environmentalists plan to wreck their lobster In...
Scientists trying to convince New England lobstermen to invest in “ropeless fishing” to cut the risk current fishing methods pose to northern right whales, T...
Our fishing heritage has been gutted
“A nation that forgets its past has no future.”— Sir Winston Churchill. The Plains Indians of the American west, the bands of First Nations peoples in North ...
Tippets: Selecting Saltwater Leaders, Interview with Jen ...
Whether you are purchasing leaders or building your own, in this article Capt. Bruce Chard outlines how to select the best leader for your fishing condi...
The R.L. Winston Rod Company Announces Cast a Winston – W...
Winston has announced a new sales program for 2018 called “Cast a Winston – Win a Winston.” The program is designed to reward customers “who cast any W...
Coast Guard issues violations for illegal fishing near Ca...
A Coast Guard boarding team issued fishing and safety violations Thursday to a vessel 19 miles east of Cape Romain, South Carolina. The 44-foot fishing vesse...
28 accidents reported since crab season began off Oregon,...
Since the commercial Dungeness crab season began on January 15th, Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Portland marine investigators have responded to 28 marine ac...
GARFO AA Pentony taking on whale crisis – Lobstermen wary...
South Shore Lobstermen wary – Traps dropped to the bottom of the ocean by lobstermen are currently connected to a buoy at the surface by a long, taut r...
F/V Alaska Patriot sunk, now Coast Guard seeks fines
The Alaska Patriot rests in a watery grave after the runaway former factory long liner was shot full of holes by a Coast Guard cutter in December. Now, the a...
FFAW-Unifor files Supreme Court application in ‘desperate...
The Federation of Independent Sea Harvesters of Newfoundland and Labrador (FISH-NL) describes the latest legal maneuvers by the FFAW-Unifor to try and derail...
Oyster processor receives federal and provincial support ...
La Maison BeauSoleil, a Neguac-based oyster processor, is investing in new technology to clean and package fresh oysters with the help of nearly $800,000 fro...
Offshore Wind Fiasco: Renewables Industry Faces $Billions...
Ørsted must repair up to 2,000 wind turbine blades because the leading edge of the blades have become worn down after just a few years at sea. The company ha...
Washington State House committee rejects anti-salmon farm...
Legislation that would ban Atlantic salmon farming in the state of Washington did not pass the House Agriculture & Natural Resources Committee. Cooke Aqu...
Nueva Pescanova owners look to sell stake to Chinese inve...
Three of the G7 banks are reportedly in talks for the sale of their stake for €800 million.
Supreme Crab & Seafood partners with foodservice distributor
Deal gives smaller customers access to Supreme's products.
Supreme Crab & Seafood partners with foodservice redistri...
Deal gives smaller customers access to Supreme's products.
Young's results up on new contracts, US sales
The company reporter a 30% increase in earnings year-on-year.
Their worst fears are now starting to be realized: Fisher...
Shadow Minister for Primary Industries, Mick Veitch, met with fishers from the Great Lakes yesterday February 22 at the Wallis Lake Fishing Co-op to highligh...
Outrage in Newfoundland as Indigenous groups get cut of A...
Federal Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc’s decision to cleave off 25 per cent of the lucrative Arctic surf clam fishery and give it to a newly formed...
F/V Dianne: Mystery remains after search fails to find an...
Queensland police have confirmed that no human remains have been found inside the salvaged trawler FV Dianne after inspecting the vessel at Bundaberg port. D...
AquaChile plans IPO on the Oslo exchange
Company would be second Chilean salmon farmer to list on the exchange.
Maine lands another land-based salmon farm
For the second time in a matter of weeks, company announces plans to build large land-based salmon farm in Maine.
Russian red king crab fishery gets MSC stamp
The Barents Sea fishery is the first king crab in the world to achieve the certification.
Norwegian salmon prices rise as supply tightens
Uncertainty about salmon volumes in the coming weeks is pushing prices up to the mid NOK 60s.
Aquaculture America 2018: Offshore fish farming making leaps
IntraFish's Kim Tran is blogging live from Aquaculture America 2018 at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas. Check back here to get the latest news from the show flo...
US restaurant chain loads up breakfast menu with Alaska s...
Omelettes, hash and eggs Benedict all feature wild salmon.
Spanish RAS firm expands with land-based amberjack farm
Company will sell the fish commercially and will replicate the farm and the technology behind it for customers.
US restaurant diners order 901 million servings of this s...
Can you guess which seafood it is?
Clearwater going to court over surf clam allocation
Company upset over what it calls a failure in public policy and an abuse of power.
AquaChile's Q4 dragged down by slumping salmon prices
However, the company reported a strong full year on lower production costs.
Australia's Tassal expecting record full-year profit
The salmon farmer is predicting a very strong outlook, after reporting a hike in earnings in the first half of the year.
Should investors buy shares in Bakkafrost?
While Nordea is bullish on the salmon farmer, others are more cautious.
South Korea refuses to resume Japan seafood imports in sp...
The World Trade Organization ruled against the import ban on Thursday calling it an ‘unjustifiably discriminate’ measure.
Norwegian fish feed sales lagging 8% behind last year
By week six this year, 139,209 metric tons of domestic feed were traded.
Russia finalizes $2.5 billion plan for seafood sector exp...
Country finalizes its ambitions: 33 new fishing vessels and 23 processing plants will be built as part of the new investment quotas.
High Liner won't be looking at acquisitions in 2018
Company sees Rubicon becoming 'aquaculture platform.'
WWF files objection to Echebastar tuna fishery MSC certif...
Group is encouraging the fishery to first undertake a FIP before trying to attain MSC eco-label.
Skretting makes two senior appointments to global team
Company appoints a new brand director and a communications manager to its global team based in Norway.
Maritech launches new cloud-based seafood software tools
System aims to deliver full suite of options for the seafood value chain.
Satellites give new view of global fishing fleet
Study finds at least 55% of the world’s oceans are fished by commercial operations.
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