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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. CFN Shakedown Cruise: Wayne Beal 46  — November 21, 2017
  2. Wayne Hamilton: “Believe in what you’re doing” — November 21, 2017
  3. As retirement looms, John Bullard reflects on his years at the helm of GARFO; challenges and accomplishments — November 21, 2017
  4. ASMFC’s Atlantic Menhaden Board adopts AMD3 — November 21, 2017
  5. Region’s ports rank highly in NOAA’s “Fisheries of the US” report — November 21, 2017

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CFN Shakedown Cruise: Wayne Beal 46 

Welcome to another CFN Shakedown Cruise. Periodically, we will focus on a new launch and dig a little deeper into what went into the project – whether it be a new model or a hull well known to the New England commercial market.  What we hope to do is provide insight and information our readers …

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Wayne Hamilton: “Believe in what you’re doing”

by Brian Robbins SEARSPORT, ME – There are two really good reasons to include a feature on Wayne Hamilton in this issue of Commercial Fisheries News. First, his Searsport, Maine-based Hamilton Marine is celebrating its 40th birthday. And second, this is the annual Boat Building Focus of CFN … and if you’ve had a boat …

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As retirement looms, John Bullard reflects on his years at the helm of GARFO; challenges and accomplishments

  As NOAA Fisheries Greater Atlantic Regional Fisheries Office (GARFO) administrator John Bullard nears retirement in early January, he sat down with CFN’s Joyce Rowley recently for this candid interview reflecting on many of the challenges and accomplishments he faced during his tenure.  —Editor GLOUCESTER, MA – When John Bullard stepped into the role of …

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ASMFC’s Atlantic Menhaden Board adopts AMD3

LINTHICUM, MD – On Nov. 14, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Atlantic Menhaden Management Board approved Amendment 3 to the Atlantic Menhaden Interstate Fishery Management Plan. AMD 3 was initiated in 2016 to address menhaden’s role as forage fish through use of ecological reference points (ERPs). However, until the Biological ERP Workgroup completes …

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Region’s ports rank highly in NOAA’s “Fisheries of the US” report

SILVER SPRINGS, MD – NOAA’s annual Fisheries of the United States 2016 report released last month shows stable national fisheries in both volume and value, with several ports in the region ranked highly. Overall, the US landed 9.6 billion pounds of fish at a total value of $5.3 billion. “Our nation’s fisheries, landings, and aquaculture …

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FISH-SAFE: Reflections on East Coast fishing fatalities, 2010-2014

For some, the end of the year is a time to remember those we have lost.  For others, this is a time to reflect on what the lives of lost family and friends meant to us, and what they contributed to family and community. In this season of short days, many of us will be …

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Dan Staples:  Feeling stronger every day

We’ve used these pages in the past to pay tribute to folks – sometimes knowing they might read the words themselves; other times (too often, it seems) in memory of them. This month we wanted to do a follow-up on a story from back in the spring of this year … and bring you the …

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ASMFC presents Hart Award to Paul Diodati; elects James Gilmore as chair

NORFOLK, VA – The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) presented Paul J. Diodati, former director of the Massachusetts Div. of Marine Fisheries (MA DMF), the Captain David H. Hart Award – its most prestigious annual award – at the commission’s recent annual meeting here. At the same meeting, ASMFC member states thanked Douglas Grout …

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CFN Shakedown Cruise: Calvin Beal 36

by Brian Robbins Welcome to another CFN Shakedown Cruise. Periodically, we will focus on a new launch and dig a little deeper into what went into the project – whether it be a new model or a hull well known to the New England commercial market.  What we hope to do is provide insight and …

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2017 North Atlantic right whale incidents include 15 deaths, plus 9 entanglements

GLOUCESTER, MA – In August, NOAA Fisheries declared an Unusual Mortality Event (UME) under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) after two separate stranded North Atlantic right whales were sighted in US waters. Those two, in addition to 11 stranded right whales found in the Gulf of St. Lawrence (GSL) between Jun. 6 and Aug. …

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