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Overall Northern Shrimp Stock Showing Signs of Life

The Northern shrimp stock off Newfoundland’s northeast coast appears to be holding its own, including the all-important shrimp fishing area (SFA) 6. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) held a technical briefing recently regarding the 2021 Northern shrimp stock...

Overall Northern Shrimp Stock Showing Signs of Life Overall Northern Shrimp Stock Showing Signs of Life
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Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue

All eyes are on the federal government going into the end of the commercial lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia this year, to see if Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan is good on her word. In a statement issued by Jordan...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue
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PIIFCAF and Politics

As the famous Scottish poet Robbie Burns once penned, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” 2020 might go down as one of the strangest years ever, but 2021 is already trying it’s best to give...

PIIFCAF and Politics PIIFCAF and Politics
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The Twine Loft - April 2021

Passed On: Eugene Francis – Yarmouth, N.S. fisherman

Francis, 48, formerly of Milton, Queens County, was lost at sea on December 15, 2020, when the vessel he was on, the Chief William Saulis, sank off DeLap’s Cove, Digby County. His...

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Henry Vokey: Man of a Thousand Boats

Henry Vokey was truly a legend in his own time. He was a quiet, unassuming and humble family man who grew up in the small fishing village of Little Harbour, Trinity Bay — certainly not the kind of person we...

Henry Vokey: Man of a Thousand Boats Henry Vokey: Man of a Thousand Boats
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Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue

All eyes are on the federal government going into the end of the commercial lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia this year, to see if Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan is good on her ...

Henry Vokey: Man of a Thousand Boats

Henry Vokey was truly a legend in his own time. He was a quiet, unassuming and humble family man who grew up in the small fishing village of Little Harbour, Trinity Bay — certainly not the kind ...
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Overall Northern Shrimp Stock Showing Signs of Life

The Northern shrimp stock off Newfoundland’s northeast coast appears to be holding its own, including the all-important shrimp fishing area (SFA) 6. The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) ...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Concerns Continue

All eyes are on the federal government going into the end of the commercial lobster season in southwestern Nova Scotia this year, to see if Fisheries Minister Bernadette Jordan is good on her ...
Final Voyages

LFA 34 Season Opening

The season in lobster fishing area (LFA) 34 was late starting due to inclement weather. The all-important lobster season off Southwest Nova Scotia kicked off on Dec. 8 instead of the scheduled Nov. ...

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