by Brian Robbins
Welcome to the debut of a new CFN feature, 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 Engl...
NEW BEDFORD, MA – Recent Mid-Atlantic Fisheries Management Council squid capacity scoping session played to small crowds but with a consistent reaction: no action was the preferred alternative by the commercial fishermen in attendance.
In this month’s column, and a second installment to come in our next issue, I want to address the implementation of new requirements for commercial fishing vessels established by the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 and the Coast Guard and Mar...
From the newly-established Commercial Fisheries News (CFN) “awards desk” this month, a couple of well-deserved bouquets.
First, to Laura Orleans and the board of the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Inc. (FHC).
Orleans’ name may alread...
Furuno offering rebate plan on radars, fish finders, chart plotter combo units
CAMAS, WA – Just in time for spring fishing and outfitting, Furuno is offering fishermen a unique Spring Break Rebate offer this year.
If picking up a new radar, ...
NEW BEDFORD, MA – The story and history of New Bedford’s culturally rich and diverse fishing community is now being shared through the efforts of a newly established non-profit organization, the New Bedford Fishing Heritage Center Inc. (FHC).
Insert to the May 2015 Commercial Fisheries News (Click Page to Download)
Builder: SW Boatworks, Lamoine, ME
Owner: Phil Black, Blue Hill, ME
Designer: Calvin Beal Jr., Beals Island, ME
Hull: Solid fiberglass
Top: Molded unit; foam cored