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Will 2021 Hold More Cetacean-Related Closures and Concerns?

If you pay a visit to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) website, a few clicks will bring you to a page with no less than 87 fishery notices related to North Atlantic right whales — all for...

Will 2021 Hold More Cetacean-Related Closures and Concerns? Will 2021 Hold More Cetacean-Related Closures and Concerns?
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The Twine Loft - March 2021

Passed On: Michael Drake – Fortune, N.L. fisherman

Drake, 48, passed away tragically on December 15, 2020. He was crewmember on the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis that went down in the Bay of Fundy.
 

Passed On: Henry Vokey –...

The Twine Loft - March 2021 The Twine Loft - March 2021
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On the Waterfront - March 2021

Grieg Newfoundland and Carpenter’s Union Sign Labour Agreement

The United Brotherhood of Carpenters Local 579 was recently voluntarily recognized as a signatory union by Grieg Seafood Newfoundland. Mike Williams, President of Carpenters Local 579 stated, “Local 579 is looking forward to...

On the Waterfront - March 2021 On the Waterfront - March 2021
Commentary

Good Fishing Practices Lead to Good Fishing

Overfishing continues to be one of the major problems facing many commercial fisheries around the world. Despite the efforts of many countries, many fisheries are still nothing more than a cash-grab, free-for-all, with little or no concern for sustainable management...

Good Fishing Practices Lead to Good Fishing Good Fishing Practices Lead to Good Fishing
Commentary

When is a Plan Not a Plan?

For years there have been calls for the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) to develop a rebuilding plan for our Northern cod stocks. Leaving aside the larger question of whether it is even possible for humans to rebuild wild...

When is a Plan Not a Plan? When is a Plan Not a Plan?
Featured

LFA 33, 34 Seasons Continue on an Even Keel

Above: Fishing boats line up to offload their catch of the day at the Falls Point wharf in Woods Harbour. Kathy Johnson photo   It has been steady as she goes for the first two months ...

Industry Cautiously Optimistic as P.E.I. Lobster Fishery Readies to Open

There is cautious optimism from both harvesters and processors as the start of the spring lobster fishery on Prince Edward Island nears. “I think we’re going to be in a better position than we ...
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Will 2021 Hold More Cetacean-Related Closures and Concerns?

If you pay a visit to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) website, a few clicks will bring you to a page with no less than 87 fishery notices related to North Atlantic right whales — all ...

The Twine Loft - March 2021

Passed On: Michael Drake – Fortune, N.L. fisherman Drake, 48, passed away tragically on December 15, 2020. He was crewmember on the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis that went down in the Bay ...
Final Voyages

University Helps Out Local Fishermen

Memorial University may be closed, but on the upside, it has given us access to one of its parking lots in Corner Brook to allow local fishermen to work on fishing gear while the pandemic is ongoin...

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