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Gloucester Fisherman Pushes Congress For Disaster Aid

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.

09/14/2013

Fishing on public pier in Marblehead. (Photo from Marblehead Harbormaster)

Marblehead Lifts Ban On Fishing From Public Piers

Marblehead is lifting its ban on fishing from waterfront docks.

09/10/2013

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Pilot Fish Survey Taps Into Industry Expertise

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.

08/31/2013

Fishing has been banned from Marblehead's public piers. (WBZ-TV)

Marblehead Bans Fishing From Public Piers

In the historic fishing village of Marblehead, you are no longer allowed to fish off the public piers.

08/19/2013

The 920 pound tuna. (Photo courtesy: Gregg Looney)

Local Fishermen Reel In 920-Pound Tuna

It was a catch of a lifetime, and three local fishermen are talking only to WBZ about how they did it.

08/07/2013

(Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Poor Fish Count Estimates Plague New England Fisheries

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.

07/27/2013

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Jaffrey, NH Pond Closing For Emergency Dam Repair

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.

07/27/2013

Shark reeled ashore on Nantucket by Elliot Sudal (far right). (Photo courtesy Elliot Sudal)

Nantucket Man Wrestles Shark To Shore

A Nantucket man out fishing Sunday on Sconset Beach ended up hooking into something a bit larger.

07/16/2013

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Local Fishing Industry Looking To Dogfish For Help

Fishermen 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.

07/05/2013

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Best 10 State Parks For A New York Summer Day Trip

Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.

06/03/2013

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