Fishermen's News - The Advocate for the Commercial Fisherman

Articles from the May 1, 2015 edition

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Closing the Fisheries

In late January, following the appointment of a sport fisherman from Idaho as the new director of the Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife (DFW) by the activist Washington Fish and Wildlife commission, three Pacific County, Washington... Full story

 
 By Peter Marsh    Features    May 1, 2015

Vessel Profile: Noelani

Boats built in Wrangell sometimes don't get the attention they deserve, so we're happy to be able to give the new Svendsen Marine Works-built Noelani some well deserved press. David Svendsen, who set... Full story

 

Suspensions Lifted on Chukchi Lease Sale

Interior Department officials have lifted suspensions on a controversial oil and gas lease sale on the Chukchi Sea, clearing the way for a decision on Shell Oil Co.'s revised Chukchi Sea exploration... Full story

 

Student Documentary On Crab Is A Winner

A documentary film on crab produced and edited by a high school freshman from Kodiak, Alaska, has won the Youth Award for "Best Treatment of a Complicated Subject" in the Alaska Ocean Observing... Full story

 
 By Kathy A. Smith    Features    May 1, 2015

West Coast Ports 2015

Commercial fishing ports, harbors, boat yards, and supporting marine trades are the figurative backbone of the fishermen who work in Pacific West Coast and Alaskan waters. Commercial fishing is a... Full story

 
 By Terry Dillman    Features    May 1, 2015

Oregon, Northern California Ports Offer Vital Socioeconomic Network

Oregon’s 363-mile coastline features a network of 15 seaports, large and small, integral to their communities’ lifestyles and economies. Collectively, they comprise “an important regional network of maritime infrastructure,” according to the... Full story

 

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