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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 Mariners Centre in two short months. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia, offers a comprehensive showcase of commercial marine products and services. The show is presented in partnership with the Navigator Magazine, the Voice of Atlantic Canada's Fishing Industry. “2018 has been an exceptionally successful year across our portfolio of ...

Fishermen Encouraged to Attend SWNS Lobster Forum

Photo by Lonnie Snow Once again, lobster fishermen from throughout southwestern Nova Scotia will be gathering in Yarmouth this fall for frank discussions and hear expert advice on issues facing the industry. The third annual SWNS Lobster Forum is being hosted at the Grand Hotel on Sept. 19 by five fishermen’s organizations; the Maritime Fishermen’s Union (MFU) Local 9, Coldwater Lobster Association, Scotia Fundy Inshore Fishermen’s Association, the Bay of Fundy Fishermen’s ...

Yarmouth Shark Scramble Celebrating 20 years

Organizers say it promises to be a fantastic year for the Yarmouth Shark Scramble, which will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during Aug. 15–18. The Yarmouth Shark Scramble was started in 1998 by co-founders Bob Gavel and John Boudreau. Gavel approached Boudreau with the idea of organizing a shark derby for Yarmouth. Having been in derbies in other ports, they both thought it was a good idea and the experience gave them an advantage and the know-how to organize and execute a derby that ...

Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition Returns to Yarmouth for 2019

Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show will return to the Yarmouth Mariners Centre January 25-26, 2019. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition is held every two years in southwestern Nova Scotia and offers visitors a comprehensive showcase of products and services for the commercial fisheries industry. The show is presented in partnership with the Navigator Magazine, the Voice of Atlantic Canada's Fishing Industry. The event attracts visitors from through...

Successful 2017 Yarmouth Shark Scramble

After a brief hiatus, the 2017 Yarmouth Shark Scramble was labeled an overwhelming success by all involved. A total of 40 blue sharks and two mako sharks were caught by the more than 20 fishing crews. The landed fish were dissected on shore by DFO scientists as part of their shark research efforts. As well, approximately 70 sharks were tagged and released for further study.   Awards 1st Place 313-pound blue shark caught by Ian McNicol on board the vessel Classy Lady. 2nd Place ...

2017 Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition

Attendance Numbers Soar at Leading Commercial Fisheries Event The 2017 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, Canada’s longest-running and most successful commercial fishing show, took place February 3 and 4 at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth. Hailed as an unequivocal success by all involved, this key industry event welcomed 4,726 visitors. “We were completely thrilled with this year’s edition of the show,” said Shawn Murphy, show manager. “This was the ...

Attendance Numbers Soar at Leading Commercial Fisheries Event

The 2017 edition of the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show, took place this past Friday and Saturday, February 3 and 4, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth. Hailed as an unequivocal success by all involved, this key industry event welcomed 4,726 visitors. “We were completely thrilled with this year’s edition of the show,” said Shawn Murphy, Show Manager. “This was the strongest show we’ve had in over 10 ...

Leading Commercial Fisheries Event to Honour Marine Industries Hall of Fame Inductees

Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show, the Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition, takes place this coming Friday and Saturday, February 3rd and 4th, at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth, Nova Scotia. This biennial event features an extensive collection of marine and commercial fisheries products and services, along with an informative seminar program with topics including Financing an Enterprise; Why Bother with Design?; and Safety Procedures and Documentation on ...

Leading Commercial Fisheries Event to Take Over Southwest Nova Next Month

Three weeks from now, Canada’s longest-running, most successful commercial fishing show will return to southwestern Nova Scotia. The Eastern Canadian Fisheries Exposition takes place February 3-4, 2017 at the Mariners Centre in Yarmouth. “This show has all the latest marine and fisheries products, services and technology available to help any commercial fishing or related enterprise thrive,” said Show Manager Shawn Murphy. “Visitors will have an opportunity to talk with ...