Environmentalists say global warming has depleted fish stocks. Fishermen argue there are fish, and regulations that defy common sense.
U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to hold a “listening session” at the Statehouse to hear about challenges facing Massachusetts’ fishing industry.
Regional fishery managers have adopted limits on how much river herring can be caught by huge trawlers working New England waters.
A 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.
Marblehead is lifting its ban on fishing from waterfront docks.
Scientists 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.
In the historic fishing village of Marblehead, you are no longer allowed to fish off the public piers.
It was a catch of a lifetime, and three local fishermen are talking only to WBZ about how they did it.
What science says about the number of fish in the waters off New England shapes the rules that govern the region’s struggling fishing fleet. And lately for key species, those estimates have been way off.
New Hampshire fish and game officials are closing Thorndike Pond to fishing from Sept. 3 through Nov. 30 due to an emergency water level drawdown.