Fishing

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Lobster Population Is Shifting North; Ocean Warming Blamed

The trend is driving lobstermen in Connecticut and Rhode Island out of business, ending a centuries-old way of life.

08/18/2015

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Lobster Prices Rise As Summer Season Gets Off To Slow Start

American lobster prices are rising as the summer fishing season gets off to a slow start in New England.

06/18/2015

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Fishermen Fear Looming Cost Of At-Sea Monitors This Summer

New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year.

05/03/2015

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Lean Year For New England Cod Ahead As Shutdown Looms

Catch limits set to take effect this week will take a bite out of an industry that dates back to America’s colonial past: New England cod.

04/26/2015

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Disabled Fishing Vessel Rescued 115 Miles Out To Sea

A fishing crew has been rescued after a fouled anchor line stranded it about 115 miles east of Gloucester.

04/19/2015

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An Outdoorsman’s Guide To Visiting Lake Powell

You will be amazed as to everything you can experience during a vacation to Lake Powell. You will be able to fish, hike, camp and explore the waterways aboard a houseboat, making your Lake Powell vacation one of the best outdoor getaways you have ever experienced.

03/31/2015

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Feds Move To Stop Fishing Crimes By Tracking Seafood Imports

In an effort to eradicate illegal fishing and seafood fraud, the Obama Administration is launching a fish tracking system that would eventually tell consumers where their fish was caught, processed and stored.

03/17/2015

A fishing vessel stuck in the ice off Cape Cod (Photo credit U.S. Coast Guard)

Ice Traps Fishing Boats Off Cape Cod

For the second time in two days, the icy waters off Cape Cod have stranded a fishing crew.

03/01/2015

Illegal egg-bearing lobsters. (Photo credit Brandon Bezio/Maine Marine Patrol)

Maine Fisherman In Hot Water Over Illegal Lobster Possession

Buying a fresh lobster can be expensive, but that’s nothing compared to the fines for catching the wrong kind of crustacean.

01/19/2015

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Shrimp Shutdown Could Mean Cheaper Winter Lobsters

Fresh-caught Maine lobster might be a little more affordable this winter because the continued shutdown of the state’s shrimp season is keeping some lobstermen at sea deeper into the winter than usual.

01/11/2015

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