Category Archive: July ’13

FISH SAFE – Follow mariner’s ‘three rules’ to avoid storms

by Ann Backus –

Early in June, Andrea, the first tropical storm of the season, slammed into Florida and then proceeded up the East Coast … Read the rest

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SW Boatworks – F/V Seasmoke – July 2013

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Seasmoke.bow

Seasmoke owner Nick Lunt said he had no complaints with his old boat – a Wayne Beal 36 – except he simply “wanted more room. 

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Guest Column – Wind farm planning: How to be heard

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hallowell-SHMany fishermen are asking what they can do to preserve fishing opportunities in the wake of ocean wind energy development.  The answer is threefold:  be Read the rest

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First-ever offshore wind energy lease sale scheduled for July 31

North and South Lease Areas within the Rhode Island and Massachusetts Wind Energy Area

WASHINGTON, DC – The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will conduct the first-ever Outer Continental Shelf competitive lease sale for renewable energy developers Read the rest

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Announcing Best of Season Photo Contest

Lobster Boat Racing 2013

Photo Contest

 

1st Prize – $250

2nd Prize – $100 3rd Prize – $50

send us your best 2013 race … Read the rest

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Bluefin mania: Fish come on strong nearshore

Steven Kennedy photo
Offloading a giant bluefin from the 35' Lily in Gloucester in 2011.
Steven Kennedy photo Offloading a giant bluefin from the 35' Lily in Gloucester in 2011.

Steven Kennedy photo
Offloading a giant bluefin from the 35′ Lily in Gloucester in 2011.

HARWICH, MA – Even before the June 1 start of Read the rest

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Menhaden quotas in place for 2013

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1% set-aside for NE ‘episodic’ events

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Atlantic menhaden are prized by lobstermen in New England as a reliable bait alternative to herring.  Read the rest

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Lobster Market Report – July 2013

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Canadian catches swamp market; prices suffer

“There are too many lobsters being caught,” a Boston dealer said of the June lobster market.  “It happens every … Read the rest

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Maine elver fishery divides ASMFC; board postpones action to August

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Glass eels or elvers.

Maine elver fishery divides ASMFC;  board postpones action to August

ALEXANDRIA, VA – Faced with two opposing points of view for how to handle … Read the rest

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NOAA Fisheries Navigator July 2013

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Insert to the July 2013 Commercial Fisheries News
NOAA_Navigator_7_13-1Click here to download and read the NOAA Fisheries Navigator (520K .pdf)Read the rest

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