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Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival Back on Deck

Above photo: Samples of bluefin tuna are graded before being shipped to market at the Wedgeport Tuna Festival and Tournament weigh-in. Kathy Johnson photos


  The fishing was fine at the 17th annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival on Aug....

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Yarmouth Shark Scramble Continues to Provide Valuable Scientific Data

The Yarmouth Shark Scramble was back on deck, COVID-19 style, for 2021, attracting 14 boats and 115 participants for the 23rd annual tournament that ran from Aug. 18 to 21. Each boat was allowed to land three blue sharks of...

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“There’s No Doubt in my Mind There was Divine Intervention”

Local Man Saves Mother and Child from Drowning in Yarmouth Harbour


  Sometimes there’s no logical explanation for the way things happen. Just ask Yarmouth TriNav marine broker Dave Bishara. Bishara’s story starts on a sunny Sunday in August, Aug. 15 to...

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Optimism Surrounding Opening of LFA 35 Fishery

A solid shore price and a quality catch are expected when the lobster fishing area (LFA) 35 fishery opens on Oct. 14 in the Bay of Fundy. There’s a lot of anticipation around a really high price,” said Colin Sproul, president...

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Moderate Livelihood Fishery Dispute Headed to the Courts

Although a lot has happened, fundamentally not much has changed in the past year since First Nations in Nova Scotia have sought to exercise their treaty right under the Marshall Decision to earn a moderate livelihood. “We were on a...

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