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Date registered: October 24, 2012

Biography

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. John Bullard to retire as GARFO regional administrator in January — August 4, 2017
  2. Tom Peacock: wrenches, engines, and many miles — August 4, 2017
  3. New England council selects range of alternatives for scallops FW29; rejects proposed control date — August 4, 2017
  4. New England council initiates Groundfish FW57;  selects A23 monitoring range of alternatives — August 4, 2017
  5. Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative gears up as peak season underway — August 4, 2017

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John Bullard to retire as GARFO regional administrator in January

  GLOUCESTER, MA – NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Administrator (GARFO) John Bullard has recently announced he plans to retire on Jan. 5, 2018. Bullard, who took the top job in the agency’s Gloucester-based office in 2012, will leave a legacy of improved relationships with fishermen, the research community, environmentalists, local, state, and federal officials …

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Tom Peacock: wrenches, engines, and many miles

by Brian Robbins FREEPORT, ME – For someone who spent the biggest part of his working career on the roads of Maine, Tom Peacock is looking pretty comfy at home these days. Oh, don’t worry: he’ll jump behind the wheel in a heartbeat if there’s a good reason to … you can take the man …

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New England council selects range of alternatives for scallops FW29; rejects proposed control date

  PORTLAND, ME – At its Jun. 20-22 meeting here, the New England Fishery Management Council tackled a slew of Atlantic sea scallop issues that included a comprehensive review of the limited access general category individual fishing quota (LAGC IFQ) program, approving research set-aside projects for 2018-2019, and recommending industry-requested scallop dredge exemption area expansions. …

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New England council initiates Groundfish FW57;  selects A23 monitoring range of alternatives

PORTLAND, ME – At its Jun. 18-21 meeting, the New England Fishery Management Council refined the purpose and need statement for Amendment 23 (A23) adjustment to the groundfish monitoring program, and initiated Framework Adjustment 57 (FW57) to the Northeast Multispecies (Groundfish) Fishery Management Plan. With one exception, the two actions complete the 2017 priorities list …

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Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative gears up as peak season underway

PORTLAND, ME – The Maine Lobster Marketing Collaborative (MLMC) is gearing up for another season promoting Maine lobster and supporting the industry that is so crucial to many residents around the state. The MLMC focuses the majority of its efforts during the summer and fall months when the catch is at its highest, strategizing around …

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FISH SAFE – New: RESCUES manual for Maine and New Hampshire

A previous Fish Safe article in CFN (Mar. 2016) described the then newly released RESCUES manual. The first edition of “Responding to Emergencies at Sea and to Communities under Extreme Stress” was developed with assistance from the members of the coastal communities of Gloucester and New Bedford, MA and Point Judith, RI. The second edition, now …

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NOAA Fisheries Navigator – July 2017

EXCLUSIVE 4-Page Insert from the July 2017 edition of Commercial Fisheries News > Click page below to download .pdf file (2mb) <

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England’s wind farm experience offers critical lessons for US fishing industry

(UPDATED) BROADSTAIRS, KENT – Looking out over the English Channel on a quiet night in March, the horizon is surprisingly ablaze with lights.  A local fisherman quips, “People ask us if that’s France.”   It’s not.  This illusion of a “city” of lights is the result of hundreds of enormous illuminated turbines in a string …

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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 about the problem. FOR LEASE – General Category Scallop Quota.  Also 21 “A” days for lease.  Call (508) 274-5201.

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Forum 2014

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