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Date registered: October 24, 2012

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Commercial Fisheries News is the Northeast’s commercial fishing industry newspaper. Published monthly, CFN provides the latest waterfront news along with coverage of the state and federal rules and regulations affecting the harvest of all the region’s major species. Regular features include lobster and fish market reports, a safety column, new boats, the enforcement report, and the popular and effective Classifieds.

Latest posts

  1. CORRECTION: — July 28, 2014
  2. Forum 2014 — January 29, 2014
  3. Safe Boat – Smart Boat — Station bills: Know your job in an emergency — December 15, 2013
  4. Guest Column – Industry gives thumbs up to electronic reporting — November 19, 2013
  5. New England council adopts river herring catch caps — November 19, 2013

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  1. Fishermen gain monkfish relief in north – even on groundfish days — 1 comment

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CORRECTION:

The permits for sale in our classifieds this month were erroneously listed under PERMITS WANTED – Thanks go out to the guy who told us … Read the rest

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Forum 2014

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Safe Boat – Smart Boat — Station bills: Know your job in an emergency

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by Fred Mattera –

During a recent simulated engine room fire drill, I observed a seasoned crewman, someone who has been engaged in safety drills … Read the rest

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Guest Column – Industry gives thumbs up to electronic reporting

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In the fall of 2012, the Atlantic Coastal Cooperative Statistics Program (ACCSP) brought together fishermen, dealers, and fisheries managers to better understand the potential pros … Read the rest

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New England council adopts river herring catch caps

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HYANNIS, MA – Fishermen who use midwater trawls or bottom trawls and land more than 6,600 pounds of Atlantic herring will need to pay extra … Read the rest

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EDITORIAL – Northeast fisheries merit federal support

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editorial-SHThe tremendous importance of Northeast fisheries to local, state, and national economies is the main message of “Fisheries of the United States 2012,” the latest Read the rest

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Red’s Best partners with nonprofits, NAMA to build demand for local fish

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Devon Walsh shovels ice onto a tote of dogfish immediately after the fish are hoisted off a boat, which had already iced down the fish while onboard.  The chilled product has a slight edge in the marketplace, with potential to improve the return on sales to fishermen.  Red’s Best Seafood, which has leased the bay on the north side of the Chatham Fish Pier, installed two ice-making machines at the pier, one of the ways it is working to promote locally caught fish.

CHATHAM, MA – The mechanical whir of the Chatham Fish Pier lift is swiftly followed by a dull thud and whoosh as dozens of dogfish … Read the rest

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Fishermen gain monkfish relief in north – even on groundfish days

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In this photo from 2007,
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aboard gillnetter Kathryn Leigh in Gloucester.

GLOUCESTER, MA – Vessels with Category C and D monkfish permits now will be able to land unlimited amounts of monkfish from the Northern Fishery … Read the rest

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Maine to cut glass eel landings by at least 25 percent; require ‘swipe cards’

ST. SIMONS ISLAND, GA – Maine’s glass eel fishermen will have to reduce their landings next year by 25% to 40% compared to this year … Read the rest

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Scallopers expand RSA priorities to include predation, water quality

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Intensive scallop resource surveys always rank as “highest” priorities in the annual industry-funded research set-aside (RSA) program.  This photo from a single tow in the Hudson Canyon Closed Area shows large numbers of two-year-old scallops, a sign of an abundant adult population in the years to come.  The tow was part of the 2012 Mid-Atlantic survey by commercial scallop boats and researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS).

GLOUCESTER, MA – Atlantic sea scallop fishermen are becoming increasingly concerned about the potential impact of global warming, ocean acidification, predation, and disease on their … Read the rest

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