Gov.-Elect Baker Meets With Gloucester FishermenMassachusetts Governor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to support the state's fishing industry as he questions the research that led federal regulators on Monday to close commercial and recreational cod fishing in parts of the Gulf of Maine.
Coast Guard Rescues 4 Fishermen Off NantucketCoast Guard crew members rescued four fishermen about 25 miles southeast of Nantucket, after their boat started taking on water.
Booming New England Gray Seal Population Prompts Some To Call For HuntEnvironmentalists cheer the resurgence but many fishermen say the seals interfere with fishing charters and steal catch.
Gloucester Fisherman Pushes Congress For Disaster AidA top fishing industry advocate has told a Congressional committee that New England fishermen need major improvements in fishing law, but first they need disaster aid.
Pilot Fish Survey Taps Into Industry ExpertiseScientists this month completed a pilot project to measure the health of flatfish species off New England that relied heavily on the expertise of fishermen, right down to using their trawlers.
Local Fishing Industry Looking To Dogfish For HelpFishermen desperate for revenues are learning to love the ornery dogfish, and they're hoping the government can help them persuade seafood eaters to do the same.
Vigil Held For Fishermen Lost At SeaA vigil was held in Gloucester for two fishermen who were lost at sea last week.
Dogfish Catch Limit Increased For New England FishermenRegulators are again increasing the catch limit on the spiny dogfish, a species fishermen have long said is far too abundant.