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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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Keller @ Large: Obama Needs To Respond To Federal Cuts In Mass. Fishing

This is all very bad business, and Gov. Patrick, our congressional delegation, and the attorney general should demand a satisfactory response from the president.

05/31/2013

Fishing boat in Gloucester

AG Coakley Sues Feds Over Fishing Rules

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.

05/30/2013

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Feds Officially Announce Proposed Cuts To Fishing Catch Limits

Federal fisheries managers have officially announced proposed cuts in catch limits that they acknowledge will devastate the New England fleet.

03/30/2013

Fishing boat in Gloucester

New England Fishermen Brace For Drastic New Catch Limits

Industry experts say we’ll all feel the effects in our wallets, when cod prices rise in the spring.

02/01/2013

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NOAA: New England Fishermen Face Crippling Catch Limit Cuts

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.

01/25/2013

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