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Why Do We Fish?

In last month’s column, I asked the question, how should we define success in the fishery in Atlantic Canada?” I went on to suggest we need to reconsider what it takes to be successful, because what we have been doing...

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Commentary

Massive Canadian Buying of Lobster Keeps Prices Steady in Maine

When the China lobster tariffs of 25 per cent went into effect on July 6, many feared an immediate reaction in Maine leading to lower prices. That has not happened. During the first six months of this year, lobster exports to...

Massive Canadian Buying of Lobster Keeps Prices Steady in Maine Massive Canadian Buying of Lobster Keeps Prices Steady in Maine
Fisheries Forum

FISH-NL Reacts to Labour Board Decision Dismissing its Application for Certification

After 500-plus years of fishing history, the Newfoundland and Labrador government — through its Labour Relations Board — has finally defined an inshore fisherman. The definition doesn’t involve trips to sea nor fish landed. From the Board’s perspective, that’s irrelevant. The...

FISH-NL Reacts to Labour Board  Decision Dismissing its Application  for Certification FISH-NL Reacts to Labour Board Decision Dismissing its Application for Certification
On The Waterfront

On the Waterfront - November 2018

Tuna Fishing Accident Claims Life of N.S. Fisherman

The 68-year-old captain of a tuna charter fishing boat died October 6 after going overboard. Stevie MacInnis of Arisaig, N.S., went into the water near Murphys Pond. His body was later recovered and...

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Twine Loft

Twine Loft - November 2018

Passed On: Michael MacInnis – Arisaig, N.S. Fisherman

MacInnis, 68, passed away tragically on October 6 as a result of a tragic fishing accident. Born in Antigonish, he was a son of the late Gillis and Catherine (MacDonald) MacInnis. For...

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Featured

World-Class Sea Cucumber Processing Technology on Display

The Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Technology Industries (NATI), together with the Town of St. Lawrence and Ocean Choice International, recently hosted the first in a series of NATI ...

Smart Buoy Technology Aiming to Provide Ropeless Gear Option for Fishermen

(Above photo) The co-founders of Ashored Innovations (from left): Aaron Stevenson (CEO), Ross Arsenault (COO) and Maxwell Poole (VP Marketing and Product Development). Contributed photo A s...
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The Squid Return

Numerous Eastern Newfoundland ports witnessed the return of squid this past summer. Bay de Verde was one community where fishermen got their squid jiggers out of storage to haul up a few of the ...

Another Successful Yarmouth Shark Scramble

Except for a rainy weigh-in, all was well with the 20th annual Yarmouth Shark Scramble, held Aug. 15 – 18, with 50 blue sharks being landed, more than 80 tagged and released and only 1.1 pounds ...
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Why Do We Fish?

In last month’s column, I asked the question, how should we define success in the fishery in Atlantic Canada?” I went on to suggest we need to reconsider what it takes to be successful, ...

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