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 By Tom Ewing    Features    February 1, 2019

Pacific Salmon Fisheries: 2018 Inseason Management Measures

On December 11, the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) published its final 2018 “inseason actions” for Pacific salmon fisheries. Inseason actions are part of a continuum of fishery control efforts. Inseason actions modify NMFS’ “managem... Full story

 

2018 Gear Guide

Wet Work Is it raining where you are? Yeah – here too. We can stay inside and sip a hot cup of coffee but you probably have to go out in the rain. Grundéns has you covered. Grundéns (grundens.com)... Full story

 

Safety

The number of Fishing Vessel Drill Conductor (FVDC) training classes being offered are on par with market demand, says Jerry Dzugan, Director of the Alaska Marine Safety Education Association... Full story

 

It sucks to be you.

This is the phrase the kids today use to express sympathy while at the same time relief that whatever is happening to you isn’t happening to them. In this case, the West Coast fishing fleet outside... Full story

 

Speak Out or Line Up

COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED TO DECEMBER 23! In 2014 the State of Washington Department of Ecology (DOE) hatched a scheme to petition the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to create a no-discharge... Full story

 

Fish Safer

Safety training, safety products, safety research and the cooperation of commercial fishing industry stakeholders are all contributing to reducing the risk of injuries and fatalities in the... Full story

 

Fishing Vessel Safety

As of October 15, 2015, voluntary dock-side safety exams will become a Coast Guard requirement. This will apply to vessels that fish beyond three nautical miles from the territorial sea baseline. Mean... 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

 

Bilge Check Valves:

Here's a little boat maintenance job you might feel a little uneasy about doing, and you might not want to do it unless you have a drydock or diver nearby. It will determine whether or not your boat... Full story

 

Coast Guard Pulls Chopper from Newport

A death sentence. That's what folks who live, work, and play on Oregon's central coast are calling the US Coast Guard's decision to shut down its air facility in Newport before the end of the year. If... Full story

 
 By Devin Lucas    Features    June 1, 2014

Safety in the Amendment 80 Fleet

A new study by researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has assessed worker safety in the Amendment 80 fleet of factory-trawlers in Alaska. NIOSH is the federal agency responsible for conducting scientific... Full story

 

Gear to Keep You Safe

Grundéns launched their Nightwatch Puffy Jacket at Pacific Marine Expo (PME) last fall to rave reviews. In fact, the product sold out of stock within the first two months. "It's an obvious winner... Full story

 
 By Kenny Down    Features    January 1, 2014

Financing Will Be Key to Next Generation Fleet

Last month US Senators Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and Mark Begich (D-AK) visited Seattle and heard from local fishing leaders on the challenges and solutions to building a next generation fishing fleet. The senators toured a freezer longliner under... Full story

 

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