Regulators are again increasing the catch limit on the spiny dogfish, a species fishermen have long said is far too abundant.
The Coast Guard is gearing up for Hurricane Sandy. On Friday, a C-144 flew out of Air Station Cape Cod, with the crew broadcasting an alert to offshore fishermen.
Fishermen and boaters are heeding early warnings about the storm moving up the east coast.
The law that governs the nation’s fisheries was passed 36 years ago to oust foreign boats working in U.S. waters. Today, New England fishermen wonder if it will soon oust them.
New England lawmakers are considering asking Congress for $100 million in disaster relief funds for the fishing industry, including money to help fishermen exit the industry and subsidies for those who stay in.
Mass. lawmakers issued a joint statement asking President Barack Obama’s administration to issue a disaster declaration.
A group assembled to find ways to help fishermen survive an 80-percent cut in the yellowtail flounder catch on George Bank is meeting next week.
New England lawmakers are asking the U.S. Commerce Secretary for an emergency assessment of the abundance of cod in the Gulf of Maine.
Fishermen, scientists and rulemakers gathered Friday in New Hampshire to discuss an unexpectedly dire assessment of the health of Gulf of Maine cod and seek ways the fishing industry can weather it.
Three friends who were out on a fishing trip Saturday south of Martha’s Vineyard, had to jump ship after their boat began to sink