Editor's Notebook, Editorial

The Continuing Enigma That is Cod

A needle in a haystack. A snowball in a blizzard. A black cat in a coal mine. You get the idea. Why is cod the Houdini of the fishing industry? As you all know by now, counting cod is as predictable as the...

The Continuing Enigma That is Cod The Continuing Enigma That is Cod
Column, Twine Loft

The Twine Loft - March 2020

Passed On: John Crosbie – St. John’s, N.L. politician, former N.L. Lieutenant Governor and Federal Fisheries Minister

Crosbie, 89, passed away on January 10 in St. John’s. He was born in St. John’s on January 30, 1931, to a prominent...

The Twine Loft - March 2020 The Twine Loft - March 2020
Column, News, On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - March 2020

Crew of OCI Vessel Safe After Fire Onboard

All crew members of the OCI fishing vessel Newfoundland Lynx are back in port safe following a small, contained fire aboard the boat on January 29. The vessel safely docked at St. Anthony...

On the Waterfront - March 2020 On the Waterfront - March 2020
News

Fisheries Management Suffering from Recurring Issues

Our current approach to fishery management results in some crucial and recurring problems that are currently highlighted by three particular issues. One is the controversy over the latest 3PS cod stock assessment and the new computer model being used there....

Fisheries Management Suffering from Recurring Issues Fisheries Management Suffering from Recurring Issues
Fisheries Forum, Opinion

Seals, Seals Everywhere

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) has a responsibility to protect and manage the common fish resource in Canada. So far, in my opinion, the only things it has managed are the fish harvesters because you can’t manage fish...

Seals, Seals Everywhere Seals, Seals Everywhere
Featured

Harvesters Hoping Spring Lobster Fishing Will Soon Ramp Up in SW Nova

Coronavirus Fears Starting to Negatively Impact Industry Above: Lonnie Snow photo   Lobster fishing boats in lobster fishing areas (LFAs) 33 and 34 will soon be back at it in ...

Atlantic Canada Seafood Being Showcased in Boston and Brussels

Above: The busy show floor at the 2019 Seafood Expo North America. Dozens of Atlantic Canadian seafood companies will be showcasing their wares and making connections this spring at Seafood ...
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The Continuing Enigma That is Cod

A needle in a haystack. A snowball in a blizzard. A black cat in a coal mine. You get the idea. Why is cod the Houdini of the fishing industry? As you all know by now, counting cod is as ...

The Twine Loft - March 2020

Passed On: John Crosbie – St. John’s, N.L. politician, former N.L. Lieutenant Governor and Federal Fisheries Minister Crosbie, 89, passed away on January 10 in St. John’s. He was born in St. ...
Final Voyages

The Final Final

This is Final Voyages #264 — the last of a 22-year series that began in the first Navigator Magazine in November 1997. When I pitched the idea of writing a monthly article called Final Voyages ...

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