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.
A Nantucket man out fishing Sunday on Sconset Beach ended up hooking into something a bit larger.
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.
Escape the sweat and grime of the city by traveling to a green, lush New York State Park this summer.
This is all very bad business, and Gov. Patrick, our congressional delegation, and the attorney general should demand a satisfactory response from the president.
The state attorney general of Massachusetts filed suit against federal fishing regulators Thursday in an attempt to block new rules that she called a “death sentence” for New England’s fleet.
Federal fisheries managers have officially announced proposed cuts in catch limits that they acknowledge will devastate the New England fleet.
Industry experts say we’ll all feel the effects in our wallets, when cod prices rise in the spring.
New England’s top fishing regulator says crippling new catch limits are coming and they will devastate what remains of the region’s fishing industry.