May 2018 – Homepage

In this issue of Commercial Fisheries News:


•  Profile.  John Peabody:  In it for the long haul.

•  CFN Shakedown Cruise.  Chris Kelsey’s new Crowley 36.

•  A visit with Bill Putnam of Yale Cordage.  From purse seiner to company president.

•  Wheel Watch.  Spencer Thompson’s Maxed Out:  Let there be headlights.

And from Joyce Rowley:

•  Update on provisions to protect right whales.

•  NOAA Fisheries scoping changes to HMS pelagic longline fishery, including possible revisions to “weak hook” rules.

•  Omnibus EFH Amendment 2 now in place; new HMA taking effect, FW29 to scallop in CAI pending.


•  Fish Safe.  Here comes the sun:  Don’t overlook eye protection.

•  Dr. Bill DuPaul honored with New England council’s Janice M. Plante Award for Excellence.

And, of course:

Brian Robbin’s Bearin’s; CFN’s Lobster Market Report; Council Happenings; Shop Talk from around the waterfront; and the industry’s best-read Classifieds.



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