Fishermen's News - The Advocate for the Commercial Fisherman

Tailings Failings

In early March the US Army Corps of Engineers notified interested parties that Pebble Limited Partnership had submitted a permit application requesting authorization to "perform work in or affect... Full story

Bering and Aleutian Fisheries

Seafood harvesters of crab and groundfish in the stormy waters of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands, where average temperatures were warmer than usual, were close to or caught all of their... Full story

Land-based Fish Farm Preparing to Spawn in California

Commercial fishermen who call northern California's Humboldt Bay home were confronted in February with what most consider as another potential threat to their livelihood: pending construction of a... Full story

NOAA Researches Acidification Impact on Pacific Cod

Federal fisheries researchers have released results of a new laboratory study showing that larval Pacific cod response to elevated carbon dioxide levels in the ocean varies depending on their stage... Full story

Seattle Approves Terminal 91 Uplands Development

Seattle Approves Terminal 91 Uplands Development The Port of Seattle Commission has approved $4 million for the Terminal 91 (T-91) Uplands Development Phase 1 in support of the Port's development of... Full story

Maritime Law: Pay What is Due, or Else

The owner of a fishing vessel failed to pay $7,380 to a person he orally contracted with to prepare his boat for fishing. Significant economic consequences followed under federal maritime law and Washington state law. Johnson v. Wang, 2018 AMC 2838... Full story

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