Fishing

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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

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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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Latest Cod Assessments Provide More Bad News For Local Fishermen

The news continues to be terrible for New England fishermen hoping to avoid a huge reduction in their catch limits in 2013.

01/23/2013

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New England Crisis Highlights Running Dispute Over US Fishing Laws

The law that governs the nation’s fisheries was passed 36 years ago to oust foreign boats working in U.S. waters. Today, New England fishermen wonder if it will soon oust them.

10/06/2012

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Commerce Department Declares Fishery Disaster In New England

The U.S. Commerce Department has declared a national fishery disaster in New England, opening the door for tens of millions of dollars in relief funds for fishermen.

09/13/2012

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Lawmakers May Request $100 Million For Fishing Industry

New England lawmakers are considering asking Congress for $100 million in disaster relief funds for the fishing industry, including money to help fishermen exit the industry and subsidies for those who stay in.

08/31/2012

Fishing off Gloucester (File Photo from Facebook)

Disaster Relief Sought For New England Fishermen

Mass. lawmakers issued a joint statement asking President Barack Obama’s administration to issue a disaster declaration.

08/03/2012

Fishing off Gloucester (File Photo from Facebook)

Mementos From Shipwreck Of Mass. Boat Found In Pennsylvania

A toolshed at a western Pennsylvania campground was an unlikely place to dig up remembrances of a decades-old shipwreck that killed seven New England fishermen.

07/08/2012

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Pilot Rescued By Fishing Vessel After Crash Off Mass. Coast

The U.S. Coast Guard says the plane crashed just before 5 p.m. Friday about 12 nautical miles east of Gloucester.

06/23/2012

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