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Yarmouth to Host Major Commercial Fishing Expo in January

One of Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing shows returns to the Yarmouth ...

Fishing Safety: Much Work to be Done

The winter season is nearly upon us. While some fishermen are hauling up their boats, storing ...

The Twine Loft - December 2018

Passed On: Loraine Williams – Port Mouton, N.S. DFO engineer Williams, 90, passed away on ...

On the Waterfront - December 2018

Fire Destroys St. Mary’s Bay Fish Plant Another Newfoundland fish plant has been lost to ...

Global Whitefish Supply Will Continue to Decline in 2019

At October’s Groundfish Forum, there were no unexpected developments in global groundfish ...

Why Do We Process Fish?

A couple of months ago, I asked the question, “how should we define success in the fishery in ...

Opposition Mounting to Proposed N.S. Seismic Programs

The wheels have been set in motion for a proposed 10-year seismic project that covers basically the ...

Uncertain Outlook for 3Ps Cod Stock

  FFAW Demands All Dragging be Halted in the Area Above: DFO research scientist, Karen ...

Atlantic Fisheries Fund Rolls Out $30 Million in First Year

More than 100 applications have been approved for Atlantic Fisheries Fund (AFF) money, totalling ...

Survivor Extreme - Part V

After surviving a brutal trek over a mountain through snow and ice, a partially frozen river and ...

Panel Recommending Bottom Trawling be Prohibited in MPAs

Bottom trawling should be on the list of prohibited industrial activities in marine protected areas ...

MPAs Continue to be Works in Progress

Without a doubt, marine protected areas (MPAs) will be a hot topic in 2019. The clock is ticking ...

Collaboration in the North

Sharing Knowledge About Species and Culture It’s not everyday that researchers get to ...

Combining Fishfinders with Underwater Cameras: The Future of Scientific Surveys?

“What is that red spot on the screen?” This is a question that every mariner and fishery ...

Using Underwater Light in Commercial Fishing Applications

Fishing with artificial lights is one of the most advanced and successful methods to increase catch ...

Fishing Safety Highlighted at First Annual FSANS Awards

Above: Captain Keith Colburn (standing left) and safety advisor for the FSANS, Matthew Duffy, pose ...
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