By Brian Robbins
HARRINGTON, ME – It was something to watch: a living, breathing version of a well-oiled machine.
I was doing my best to stay out of the way with my camera as the 36’ Gold Digger made its way through a string of lobster ...
WOODS HOLE, MA – When one of the two common shaft 1,542-hp propulsion motors on the NOAA research vessel Henry B. Bigelow failed in mid-July off the coast of New Jersey, the initial estimate was a six-week downtime.
She steamed first to her home...
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 marke...
The changing of the seasons (and the sea) remind us every year of changes we want or need to make in our daily and work lives. Actually our risks change with the seasons.
We get out our jackets to resist the cold, sand and salt to keep from slip...
ALEXANDRIA, VA – At its Nov. 13-14 meeting, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission’s (ASMFC) Atlantic Menhaden Management Board will vote on Draft Amendment 3 to the Atlantic Menhaden Fishery Management Plan.
AMD 3 was initiated in 20...
GLOUCESTER, MA – Fishermen, fish buyers, community members, and state, federal, and local officials all honored Angela Sanfilippo, the longtime president of the Gloucester Fishermen’s Wives Association (GFWA), during a “sea to supper” dinner ...
By Brian Robbins
There was a time when, if you told somebody you were headed east of the Cheese House, they’d tell you be sure to grab a fish sandwich at Tall Barney’s.
None of that means much any more.
On a recent swing Downeast, I real...
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