Category Archive: July ’16

Tuna Focus 2016

Atlantic bluefin tuna research seeks to unlock the mysteries of the migrators by Walt Golet PORTLAND, ME –  So June 1 has come and gone, which means bluefin tuna season is here. While many of us are familiar with the migratory patterns of bluefin tuna that bring them to the Gulf of Maine each summer to …

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CFN Shakedown Cruise: South Shore 38

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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Off Course – Jacalwa: Ready to work; ready to run

PORTLAND, ME – “I don’t care what else you write – I want to make sure Clark Island Boat Works gets credit for the job they did on this boat.  They worked their asses off.” I have a recording of my visit with lobsterman Marshall Spear aboard his new 46’ Wesmac during which he says …

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Wheel Watch – Stew Tuttle: turning the page on a new chapter

I’d told Stewart Tuttle to pick the spot where we could sit for a bit and talk about his retiring from the marine engine business (including his 18-year run with Milton Cat).  Byrnes Irish Pub in Bath, ME was Stew’s choice, but I wasn’t seeing him anywhere in the room. And then the guy sitting …

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In Gloucester, focusing on “Local Foods, Local Places”

GLOUCESTER, MA – Fishermen, fish processors, farmers, scientists, artists, educators, nutritionists, and health care workers met here with local, state, and federal representatives on Jun. 15-16 to develop new initiatives to sustain Gloucester’s time-honored seafood industry. A federal “Local Foods, Local Places” in-kind award supported the program, also designed to support sustainable local farming. During …

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NOAA Navigator – July 2016

EXCLUSIVE 4-Page Insert  (Click HERE to Download) from the July 2016 Commercial Fisheries News 

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Guest Column – Now that draft regional ocean plan is out…

Now that draft regional ocean plan is out, fishermen again encouraged to comment and help shape final document by Amy Trice and Anne Hawkins In Commercial Fisheries News May issue, the background, impending release, and need for fishermen to comment on the draft Northeast Regional Ocean Plan were discussed. The Northeast Regional Planning Body (RPB) is now accepting …

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