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Articles from the March 1, 2016 edition

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Don't Squeeze Us Out

Good news from Hawaii: In 2015, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a draft management plan and proposed rule regarding the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary. The proposal contemplated a move from a... Full story

 

New FDA Label Clarifies 'Alaska Pollock'

To be labeled "Alaska pollock" the mild flavored white fish, employed by chefs in everything from seafood salads to fish sticks and filets, must now be harvested from Alaska waters. Otherwise, says... Full story

 

Keeping Your Catch Cold

Many Processors are moving forward with their mission of improving fish quality. A large number of Bristol Bay Fishermen have received letters stating that their processors will no longer be... Full story

 
 By Terry    Features    March 1, 2016

Deadliest Catch Spinoff in Oregon

Commercial fishermen generally find enough drama while plying the unpredictable ocean in pursuit of their chosen profession. So when producers of the Discovery Channel's popular, Emmy award-winning... Full story

 

Dungeness Crab Landings Exceed Last Season

As of February 1, Oregon crabbers had already surpassed last season’s total landings. Hugh Link, executive director of the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, said fishermen had hauled in far more than the 8.3 million pounds landed in 2015. Market... Full story

 

2018 Fishermen's News Photo Contest!

Send us digital photos that capture the spirit of the West Coast commercial fishery and your work could be published in the ninth annual Fishermen's News Calendar! 12 winning photos will be chosen... Full story

 

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