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  • Lack of action on whiting pleases most local fishermen
  • Council member David E. Pierce, director of the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, seconded that concern, saying the fishery and Gloucester fishermen have been at the forefront of helping to develop the raised footrope trawl method that helps ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/27/2017 12:32:00 AM
  • No accord on the fate of Rafael's permits
  • Some want to keep them in New Bedford. Some want to keep them in Massachusetts. Some want them divided among all eligible groundfish permits holders within the Northeast multispecies fishery. Some, such as Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker, want the ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/26/2017 11:34:00 PM
  • The Codfather gets nearly 4 years for evading fishing quotas
  • He was sentenced in federal court in Boston to 46 months behind bars, the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts tweeted. Rafael's fishing operation includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels, 44 commercial fishing permits and the Carlos Seafood business in
  • Seattle Post Intelligencer
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  • 9/26/2017 6:26:00 PM
  • The Codfather gets nearly 4 years for evading fishing quotas
  • He was sentenced in federal court in Boston to 46 months behind bars, the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts tweeted. Rafael's fishing operation includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels, 44 commercial fishing permits and the Carlos Seafood business in
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  • 9/26/2017 3:21:00 PM
  • Ropeless fishing traps being considered
  • Engineers at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Massachusetts are currently testing ropeless gear and the Department of Fisheries and Oceans is considering the idea as one way to help reduce the deaths of endangered right whales off Canada’s ...
  • The Chronicle Herald
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  • 9/26/2017 8:22:00 AM
  • Assets from Codfather sentencing should fund groundfish monitoring program
  • Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, key legislative leaders and environmental and fishing industry organizations from across New England have repeatedly made it clear they support the use of this money for monitoring
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  • 9/25/2017 10:50:00 PM
  • ‘Codfather’ Gets Nearly 4 Years For Falsely Labeling Fish
  • Carlos Seafood owner Carlos Rafael, an institution unto himself in the southern Massachusetts fishing community of New Bedford, was not merely “stupid” when he carried out his yearslong scheme, U.S. District Judge William Young said. “This was ...
  • Law 360
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  • 9/25/2017 10:43:00 PM
  • The Codfather gets nearly 4 years for evading fishing quotas
  • He was sentenced in federal court in Boston to 46 months behind bars, the U.S. attorney's office in Massachusetts tweeted. Rafael's fishing operation includes a fleet of more than 30 vessels, 44 commercial fishing permits and the Carlos Seafood business in
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  • 9/25/2017 9:15:00 PM
  • Shark fin bans might not help sharks, scientists say
  • Nearly a quarter of U.S. states, including Massachusetts, have bans in place on the sale of fins, and sharks were afforded new protections with the Shark Conservation Act of 2010. But the country still has hundreds of shark fishermen, and they are allowed
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/25/2017 6:41:00 PM
  • Baker: Codfather windfall should fund electronic monitoring
  • BOSTON — The conviction of New Bedford fishing mogul Carlos “The Codfather” Rafael was a black stain on the iconic Massachusetts seafaring industry. But Gov. Charlie Baker is urging restitution that some believe could help turn rotten fish into sushi.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 9/19/2017 9:44:00 PM
  • Police, Fish and Game search for man missing in Pisgah State Park
  • WINCHESTER — The N.H. Fish and Game Department is looking for a Massachusetts man reported missing who was riding his ATV in Pisgah State Park on Sunday. Daniel Gill, 77, of Tewksbury, Mass., arrived at the park's headquarters on Old Chesterfield Road at .
  • The Sentinel Source
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  • 9/18/2017 6:37:00 PM
  • Tippets: Upstream Book Review, Fly Fishing Massachusetts
  • Justin Housman puts up a book review of Langdon Cook’s newest work, Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table. “Cook wades into the controversies surrounding fish hatcheries and so-called ‘mitigation’ strategies to make up for fish ...
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 9/17/2017 2:39:00 PM
  • Fish tale: Fisherman gets close view of humpback whale
  • Michael Lamagna, of Andover, Massachusetts, was out paddle-boarding near Seabrook Beach on Monday and was wearing his GoPro camera. As he was fly-fishing, his camera captured the whale showing up right next to him, then swimming underneath him. Lamagna ...
  • The Seattle Times
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  • 9/15/2017 8:10:00 PM
  • Signs say plenty of fishing ahead
  • The fall run of striped bass down the coast is different every year. Some years, the run has legs, and good fishing continues well into October along the Massachusetts Bay coastline. Other years, a major coastal storm or a severe cold snap sends the ...
  • Boston Herald
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  • 9/15/2017 8:00:00 AM
  • 4 of the Best Boating Lakes in the USA to Go This Year
  • Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and Fly Fish America, and a blogger for the .
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  • 9/13/2017 12:38:00 AM
  • JGPX-8671 Fish in a Barrel
  • Gloucester, Massachusetts, circa 1903. "Handling a cargo from the fishing banks." Click image above for larger view. To purchase, choose a size by checking one of the boxes below, then click "Add to Cart." Unlike many art-centric web sites, we don't ...
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  • 9/12/2017 7:42:00 PM
  • All Outdoors: Charlie Howard made fishing history
  • They obviously didn't see Toby Lapinski's report in The Fisherman magazine that bonito were being taken off the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts. It was those schools of small baitfish that attracted the offshore speedsters to near-shore locations.
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 9/10/2017 9:03:00 AM
  • A Biotechnology Platform to Feed the Fish That Feed Us
  • KnipBio, a Massachusetts-based biotechnology company, is engineering microbes that convert low-cost feedstocks into nutritious, single-cell proteins that produce healthier, more vibrant fish. We interviewed Catherine Pujol-Baxley, Vice President of ...
  • synbiobeta.com
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  • 9/10/2017 8:32:00 AM
  • Sengekontacket closed to shellfishing
  • Under an agreement with the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF), the pond must be closed when rainfall exceeds one inch during September. The pond must remain closed to shellfishing for a minimum of five days. Heavy rains tend to wash ...
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 9/7/2017 4:15:00 PM
  • Shark Detection Buoy Installed off Mattapoisett, MA
  • The Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries provided the hardware and electronics for the buoy, which is located close to the scene of the last fatal shark attack in state waters. That attack took place in 1936.
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 9/6/2017 1:56:00 AM
  • The New England fish dish that saved a nation
  • It was so integral a fish, it would have been an easy food source. Around the same time, a Springfield, Massachusetts, resident was said to have had so much to drink at the pub across the river that he missed the last ferry and simply made his way home by
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  • 9/5/2017 8:37:00 PM
  • Movies guaranteed to make anyone cry
  • Following the death of his brother, Lee (Affleck) takes in his nephew, Patrick, and the two spend their days fishing in the waters of their quaint Massachusetts hometown. Grappling with grief and all the complexities that come with it, both Lee and Patrick
  • looper.com
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  • 9/5/2017 6:55:00 PM
  • New ‘fishing’ crime hitting Massachusetts postal service boxes
  • BROOKLINE, Mass. – Postal service police are investigating a bizarre, new scam in the greater Boston area. Police said crooks have been stealing mail from official post office mailboxes. The criminals will go up to a standard blue mail drop box, usually ..
  • postalnews.com
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  • 8/24/2017 1:44:00 PM
  • 'Blood Everywhere': Shark Attacks Seal Near Surfers Off Nauset Beach
  • The Massachusetts Marine Fisheries said numbers have been climbing in recent years, with a regional population of 147 in 2016 - more than double the number, 68, in 2014. "I was standing in the ocean when I looked down the beach and saw a HUGE splash right
  • fishinghd.com
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  • 8/22/2017 5:34:00 PM
  • Trump team nears decision on national monuments
  • Obama created the first Atlantic marine monument in 2016 when he designated nearly 5,000 square miles for preservation off the coast of Massachusetts. But the decision — which barred oil and gas exploration in the area and restricted commercial fishing ...
  • Death Rattle Sports
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  • 8/21/2017 6:57:00 AM
  • Trump team nears decision on national monuments
  • Obama created the first Atlantic marine monument in 2016 when he designated nearly 5,000 square miles for preservation off the coast of Massachusetts. But the decision — which barred oil and gas exploration in the area and restricted commercial fishing ...
  • Science Magazine
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  • 8/18/2017 10:30:00 PM
  • Decision time looms for 20 monuments
  • Obama created the first Atlantic marine monument in 2016 when he designated nearly 5,000 square miles for preservation off the coast of Massachusetts. But the decision — which barred oil and gas exploration in the area and restricted commercial fishing ...
  • Environment Energy Publishing
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  • 8/18/2017 5:06:00 PM
  • Fishing vessel sinks, spilling fuel into Massachusetts harbor
  • BOSTON — Coast Guard crews oversaw a fuel spill cleanup in New Bedford Harbor on Wednesday after a fishing vessel sank at the pier off Hervey Tichon Avenue. The captain from the tugboat Realist called Coast Guard Sector Southeastern watchstanders around ..
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  • 8/16/2017 10:34:00 PM
  • Shark bites Massachusetts fisherman after he reels it in
  • FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — A man fishing on the shore of Cape Cod late at night was bitten by a shark after he reeled it in. Falmouth police and fire officials say a 34-year-old man from Swansea was fishing on Menauhant Beach around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when ..
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 8/5/2017 12:44:00 AM
  • New $4 million Massachusetts pier to boost lobster, groundfish sectors
  • Unrivalled seafood news, insight and analysis Prices for the world’s key seafood species The industry’s largest archive: 180,000 articles An array of newsletter options Access editions of our industry-leading print publications IntraFish.com is driven ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 7/31/2017 1:08:00 PM
  • Mad Minute stories from Wednesday, July 19th
  • BOSTON, Mass. (AP) - A former Massachusetts sheriff's deputy has been convicted of helping a fishing mogul known as "The Codfather" smuggle profits out of the country. A federal jury in Boston found 47-year-old Antonio Freitas guilty Wednesday of charges .
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  • 7/20/2017 6:08:00 AM
  • UPDATE: Feds shutting down Massachusetts flounder fishery for year
  • Federal fishing regulators are shutting down the summer flounder fishery in Massachusetts for the year because fishermen are nearing the end of their quota. While summer flounder are the subject of a major commercial fishery on the East Coast, with ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 7/19/2017 8:30:00 PM
  • Feds shutting down Massachusetts flounder fishery for year
  • BOSTON (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are shutting down the summer flounder fishery in Massachusetts for the year because fishermen are nearing the end of their quota. Summer flounder are the subject of a major commercial fishery on the East Coast ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 7/19/2017 3:54:00 PM
  • Feds shutting down Massachusetts flounder fishery for year
  • BOSTON — Federal fishing regulators are shutting down the summer flounder fishery in Massachusetts for the year because fishermen are nearing the end of their quota. Summer flounder are the subject of a major commercial fishery on the East Coast, with ...
  • The Republic
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  • 7/19/2017 4:39:00 AM
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  • Madison County Courier
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  • 6/28/2017 6:51:00 AM
  • This pro-life talk at Google’s headquarters was a hit
  • The ministry has now expanded to the cities of San Antonio, Texas; Providence, Rhode Island; New Bedford, Massachusetts; and Minneapolis, Minnesota. To date, Mobile Loaves & Fishes has served over 4 million meals, and with more than 18,000 volunteers ...
  • Catholic World Report
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  • 6/23/2017 3:02:00 PM
  • Sign Up Now: Kids Fishing Derby at Jamaica Pond on June 24
  • This event is sponsored by: Boston Parks & Recreation, Boston Park Rangers, Massachusetts Environmental Police, BPDBS, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Appalachian Mountain Club, Bass Pro Shops, The Fishing Academy, BPPA, and BPSOF.
  • jamaicaplainnews.com
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  • 6/19/2017 12:05:00 AM
  • FishFinder: Long Pond hosts tourney Saturday
  • All size boats and motors are allowed in this event. Just remember your Massachusetts fishing license and try to catch and release unharmed. A cooler makes a good live well to get them to the weigh station, then they can be released. This weekend will be .
  • Lowell Sun
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  • 6/16/2017 10:35:00 AM
  • Anglers put fishing aside when 22-foot shark appears behind boat; video
  • John Chisholm of the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries later told MassLive that it was a basking shark. Said Ballantine: “We were told it was confirmed as a white shark in the beginning, but there are quite a few people saying it could possibly be a ...
  • grindtv.com
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  • 6/15/2017 6:49:00 PM
  • Great White Shark Scares Boaters Out Fishing
  • you better leave some fish for me, or else!" I've been in radio since 1981, starting on Cape Cod, and in Boston, Massachusetts where I grew up. (when The Sox and Patriots both broke everyone's hearts, and the Celtics ruled. Funny how things change.)
  • iheart.com
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  • 6/14/2017 8:17:00 PM
  • Friends out fishing on Cape Cod spot massive shark beneath boat (video)
  • Sharks can be spotted on Cape Cod most commonly between May and November. Dr. Greg Skomal, a biologist with Massachusetts Marine Fisheries heading the Massachusetts Shark Research Program, says that the creatures' population has increased since high levels
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 6/14/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • MA Fisherman Cited for Dragging at Night
  • On Thursday, June 1, at 4:37 a.m., the fishing grounds in Massachusetts Bay state waters opened to commercial mobile gear fisheries. The Massachusetts Environmental Police vessel Thomas Paine was patrolling the area to ensure that all fishing vessels were
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 6/13/2017 2:17:00 PM
  • Inside the Multi-million-Dollar World of Eel Trafficking
  • Im handed the agent a check for $3,450. Three days later he exported that haul in a shipment of 38 pounds of eels—valued at $25,000—via Boston, Massachusetts, to an importer in Hong Kong. Fishermen Saul Love (left) and Joseph Dana visit Bill Sheldon ...
  • nationalgeographic.com.au
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  • 6/13/2017 2:36:00 AM
  • Lawmakers seek programs to attract young fishermen
  • WASHINGTON (AP) — Four U.S. Senators including Edward Markey of Massachusetts have filed legislation to help young people facing challenges as they try to enter the fishing industry. The bill, called the Young Fishermen's Development Act, would provide ...
  • apnewsarchive.com
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  • 6/12/2017 4:34:00 AM
  • Another fish fight
  • Edward Markey from Massachusetts and Sen. Maria Cantwell from Washington state – to introduce the “Young Fishermen’s Development Act.” “This could not be anymore offensive,” Rod Arno, the executive director of the AOC, said Friday. Needless to ...
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  • 6/11/2017 6:53:00 AM
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  • The People's Cube
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  • 6/10/2017 3:50:00 AM
  • Fishing and Boating in Massachusetts
  • The diverse number of places to go fishing and boating in Massachusetts won’t disappoint you. Go saltwater surf fishing off the Cape Cod National Seashore or take a sailboat out on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester. Get fishing license information and all ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 6/9/2017 11:53:00 PM
  • Striper Poachers Busted in Gloucester, MA
  • The Gloucester Times reports on a May 28 seizure of 13 undersized striped bass by the Massachusetts Environmental Police (EPO). Acting on a tip, EPO officers responded to an area near Rafes Chasm in Magnolia, MA, where they observed 10 individuals fishing
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 6/9/2017 2:23:00 PM
  • Free saltwater fishing June 17-18
  • Next weekend, June 17 and 18, is Free Fishing Weekend here in Massachusetts for anyone wishing to try their hand at saltwater action. Anglers will have two full days to try for every fish that swims in our waters -- bluefin tuna, shark, swordfish ...
  • Lowell Sun
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  • 6/9/2017 10:46:00 AM
  • How a Single Mom Created a Plastic Food-Storage Empire
  • Having grown up in a poor Massachusetts farm family, he had vowed to make a million dollars by the time he was 30. He hadn’t. He did have a host of esoteric inventions—among them, a fish-powered boat and no-drip ice cream cone—under his belt.
  • mentalfloss.com
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  • 6/6/2017 9:36:00 PM
  • Freshwater fishing free this weekend in Massachusetts
  • BOSTON (AP) - For those wanting to put up the "Gone Fishing" sign this weekend, the state is adding a little extra incentive. MassWildlife has designated Saturday and Sunday as free freshwater fishing weekend. It means you won't need a fishing license to .
  • WNYT
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  • 6/3/2017 10:26:00 PM
  • Freshwater fishing free this weekend in Massachusetts
  • BOSTON (AP) — For those wanting to put up the “Gone Fishing” sign this weekend, the state is adding a little extra incentive. MassWildlife has designated Saturday and Sunday as free freshwater fishing weekend. It means you won’t need a fishing ...
  • WWLP 22News
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  • 6/3/2017 4:17:00 PM
  • Family-owned Izzy's Fish & Oyster To Open In Downtown Fort Myers
  • Additional raw bar offerings include Little Neck Clams, PEI Mussels, New Bedford Massachusetts Sea Scallops, Local Florida Gulf Shrimp, Jonah Crab Claws; and shellfish platters that are best-in-show of the ocean's bounty. With a combined 200-seats ...
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  • 6/2/2017 11:04:00 PM
  • Fishing Tourney Aims To Help Kids Displaced By Drug Addiction - Editorial
  • A tournament T-shirt and lunch at the Pilot House in Sandwich are included. The tournament will begin promptly at 6 AM anywhere within Massachusetts state waters. Weigh-in will begin at 11:30 AM at the Pilot House. All fish must be checked in by 2 PM that
  • capenews.net
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  • 6/2/2017 6:28:00 PM
  • Seals at the New England Aquarium Are Eating Fish Doughnuts Today
  • With fish-filled gelatin and ice doughnuts, of course! #HappyDoughnutDay #nationaldoughnutday #DonutDay #seals #Northernfurseals #callorhinusursinus #newenglandaquarium #boston #massachusetts #mmmdonuts Please be respectful of our online community and ...
  • Boston Magazine
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  • 6/2/2017 2:40:00 PM
  • Fishing group wants people to eat more dogfish, skates
  • CHATHAM, Massachusetts — A Cape Cod commercial fishing group is promoting an effort to get more consumers to eat locally caught dogfish and skates in restaurants. The Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance is supporting "Pier to Plate" by working with ..
  • Boston Herald
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  • 6/2/2017 4:41:00 AM
  • Several Types of Fishing Maps to Help You on the Water
  • Or they might offer some of the best fishing of the year. Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly
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  • 5/31/2017 1:03:00 AM
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  • Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and Fly Fish America, and a blogger for the .
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  • 5/26/2017 12:41:00 AM
  • Court grants delay in 'Codfather's sentencing
  • US district court of Massachusetts granted an extension Monday in the sentencing of embattled New England fisheries executive Carlos Rafael. Rafael filed a motion on Friday asking his sentencing be moved from June 27 to July 28 because "the financial ...
  • IntraFish
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  • 5/24/2017 12:49:00 PM
  • Tautog Hearings Slated in Northeast
  • The states of Massachusetts through Virginia have scheduled hearings to gather public comment on Draft Amendment 1 to the Interstate Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Tautog. The details of the New York meeting area as follows:
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/23/2017 8:21:00 AM
  • After knocking Obama, Baker mum about Trump's marine monumnets review
  • BOSTON — It took 16 days, but the Baker administration finally reacted — inconclusively — to President Donald Trump's order that could open to further review an issue that's being closely monitored by the Massachusetts fishing industry and ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 5/22/2017 7:23:00 PM
  • Coral protection hearing at Annisquam station
  • The Gloucester hearing will be Wednesday, May 24, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries' Annisquam River Marine Fisheries Field Station, 30 Emerson Ave. The other session will take place from May 22 to 25 in Montauk ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 5/22/2017 5:44:00 PM
  • Fish Poachers Busted in Wareham, Massachusetts
  • It seems that law-breakers can’t help themselves when black sea bass show up in Buzzards Bay. Last year, the Environmental Police nabbed a poacher in Mattapoisett with 153 out of season sea bass on May 18; another in Wareham on May 29 with 219 sea ...
  • onthewater.com
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  • 5/22/2017 1:52:00 PM
  • New Bedford Fisherman Caught with Undersized Lobsters
  • On Monday, May 1, 2017, Massachusetts Environmental Police Officers observed a New Bedford-based lobster fishing vessel entering New Bedford Harbor. Officers conducted a marine fisheries inspection of the lobster catch and found 39 lobsters under the legal
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 5/12/2017 12:14:00 PM
  • N.Y. Dec Announces Changes to Summer Flounder Regs
  • As part of this effort, most states from Massachusetts through Virginia are expected to increase their size limit by one inch and lower their possession limits. Information on the most up-to-date marine recreational fishing regulations for all species can
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/12/2017 6:44:00 AM
  • MA Fisherman Busted for Illegal Surf Clams
  • On Friday, April 28, 2017, members of the Massachusetts Environmental Police conducted a marine fisheries inspection on a New Bedford commercial fishing vessel targeting surf clams in state waters. The vessel off-loaded 12 cages of surf clams, the majority
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 5/11/2017 11:36:00 AM
  • USA warship collides with S. Korean fishing boat
  • The Boston Globe reports (http://bit.ly/2pZxnr2 ) that employees at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary said Tuesday that Dr. "No one was injured when the fishing vessel collided with Lake Champlain's port side, amid ship", according to a press release.
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  • 5/10/2017 1:51:00 AM
  • Boat Registration Renewal Season
  • Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and Fly Fish America, and a blogger for the .
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  • 5/10/2017 12:51:00 AM
  • Swampscott is fishing for $50,000
  • Gino Cresta, assistant town administrator and department of public works director, said in a phone interview that the Fish House is already on the Massachusetts Historic Register, but the article up for approval at Town Meeting on May 15 adds a historical
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  • 5/10/2017 12:23:00 AM
  • War And Empire: The American Way Of Life
  • The earliest British colonies in North America, Virginia and Massachusetts, were established as joint-stock companies, precursors of the modern corporation, to return profits to the mother country from resources of fish, game, furs, lumber and later ...
  • zerohedge.com
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  • 5/8/2017 5:51:00 AM
  • War and Empire: the American Way of Life
  • The earliest British colonies in North America, Virginia and Massachusetts, were established as joint-stock companies, precursors of the modern corporation, to return profits to the mother country from resources of fish, game, furs, lumber and later ...
  • Counter Punch
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  • 5/5/2017 8:59:00 AM
  • Monkfishing Rules Will Remain For Now
  • Fishermen have caught more than 18 million pounds of monkfish in every year since 2011. They are typically fished from Maine to North Carolina, with the majority coming ashore in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
  • NECN
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  • 5/4/2017 6:17:00 PM
  • Water-spitting fish are also great jumpers
  • Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are studying the archer fish’s unique jumping ability to see if they can create machines that would do the same thing, so an underwater vehicle could jump up and out of the water to fly over a short .
  • Billings Gazette
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  • 5/3/2017 9:28:00 PM
  • Kelp Is On Its Way: Town OK's Pilot Seaweed Farm
  • On a motion by Selectman Seth Taylor, the board unanimously endorsed Bassett's plan, and instructed the town manager to write a letter of support on behalf of the board, to provide to the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries or any other state ...
  • The Cape Cod Chronicle
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  • 5/3/2017 4:14:00 PM
  • Pink Talking Fish Announces Summer Tour 2017
  • Pink Talking Fish returns to Chicago on July 1 and makes an appearance at Highberry on July 2 before a pair of shows at The Beachcomer in Wellfleet, Massachusetts on July 3 and 4. From there, the band will also play July concerts in Vermont, Pittsburgh ...
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  • 4/27/2017 11:51:00 PM
  • New Narragansett Baykeeper Appointed
  • He served as a commissioned officer aboard the USCGC VENTUROUS in Florida, the USCGC SANIBEL in Massachusetts, and the Fifth Coast Guard District in Virginia, participating in fisheries, counter-drug and other law-enforcement missions, search and rescue ..
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 4/27/2017 10:21:00 AM
  • Springfield Elks Fishing Derby set for Saturday
  • A free raffle will be held throughout the derby. There will be presentations on fishing skills, fly casting and more. Members of the Springfield police and fire departments, Trout Unlimited and Massachusetts and U.S. Fish & Wildlife departments will assist
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 4/26/2017 11:13:00 AM
  • North Shore Community Calendar
  • Marblehead: Now and Then: Eelgrass Distribution and Mapping in Salem Sound, 7 p.m., Abbot Public Library, 235 Pleasant St. Jill Carr, fisheries habitat specialist at Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries lab, discusses side-scan mapping and surveying
  • Salem News
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  • 4/25/2017 8:10:00 PM
  • Native Fish in Massachusetts Return After 200 Years
  • For the first time in at least 183 years native alewife and blueback herring are swimming upstream beyond the former Tack Factory dam. Removing this dam in Norwell, Massachusetts, restored several miles of their ideal spawning habitat. These forage fish ..
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 4/21/2017 2:27:00 PM
  • 2 MA Fishermen Busted for Monkfish Violations
  • On Wednesday, March 29, a Massachusetts Environmental Police Officer cited two commercial fishermen in Harwich with harvest rules violations. The officer patrolling Saquetucket Harbor in Harwich, MA, an area that recently received several complaints ...
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  • 4/21/2017 10:06:00 AM
  • We Now Know Who Funded Trump's Inauguration
  • And he really means no cod. The salty docks of Gloucester, Massachusetts—once the hub of American fishing culture, bustling with wind-blown fishermen hauling nets full of squirming fish—is nearly deserted. Due to decades of overfishing, coupled with ...
  • ecowatch.com
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  • 4/20/2017 1:24:00 PM
  • How Cities, Businesses and Citizens Can Save the Planet
  • And he really means no cod. The salty docks of Gloucester, Massachusetts—once the hub of American fishing culture, bustling with wind-blown fishermen hauling nets full of squirming fish—is nearly deserted. Due to decades of overfishing, coupled with ...
  • ecowatch.com
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  • 4/19/2017 6:57:00 PM
  • Earth’s Tallest Land Animal Needs Endangered Species Protection
  • And he really means no cod. The salty docks of Gloucester, Massachusetts—once the hub of American fishing culture, bustling with wind-blown fishermen hauling nets full of squirming fish—is nearly deserted. Due to decades of overfishing, coupled with ...
  • ecowatch.com
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  • 4/19/2017 6:44:00 PM
  • Boating License vs Boat Registration
  • Then all you'll need to do is to figure out where to boat and fish. That's the fun part. Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine ...
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 4/19/2017 6:39:00 PM
  • Fishing season at Quabbin Reservoir starts this weekend
  • BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – Many fishing enthusiasts in western Massachusetts will be up early on Saturday for a day of “Gone Fishing” at the Quabbin Reservoir. The reservoir’s fishing season opens at 5:00 a.m. Saturday. R & R Sport Shop in ...
  • WWLP 22News
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  • 4/13/2017 10:08:00 PM
  • Scientists Can Tell What Fish Live Where Based On DNA In the Water
  • (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: alewife (herring species), striped bass, American eel, mummichog; Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game: black sea bass, bluefish, Atlantic silverside; New Jersey Scuba Diving Association ...
  • Smithsonian.com
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  • 4/13/2017 3:38:00 PM
  • New Bedford Worries About Future Of "Codfather's" Fishing Permits
  • And if his fishing permits are forfeited and end up in another state, it could hurt Massachusetts as a whole. What happens to Rafael's boats — and the permits attached to them — will be decided by a federal judge. And people in New Bedford want them to ...
  • Rhode Island Public Radio
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  • 4/12/2017 9:35:00 PM
  • Naked DNA in water tells if fish have arrived
  • Credit: Photo credits: (New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: alewife (herring species), striped bass, American eel, mummichog; Massachusetts Department of Fish and Game: black sea bass, bluefish, Atlantic silverside; New Jersey Scuba ..
  • Phys
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  • 4/12/2017 6:00:00 PM
  • Quabbin Reservoir 2017 fishing season opens Saturday
  • BELCHERTOWN -- The Quabbin Reservoir Fishing Season begins Saturday at 5 a.m., according to the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. The DCR also said the three public boat launching areas will also open for use on April 15. The boat ..
  • Mass Live The Republican
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  • 4/12/2017 2:12:00 PM
  • New Bedford Worries About What Happens To 'The Codfather's' Fishing Permits
  • And if his fishing permits are forfeited and end up in another state, it could hurt Massachusetts as a whole. What happens to Rafael's boats — and the permits attached to them — will be decided by a federal judge. And people in New Bedford want them to ...
  • Rhode Island Public Radio
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  • 4/12/2017 1:25:00 PM
  • Group Pushes for Narcan on Commercial Fishing Vessels
  • A commercial fishermen’s group is pushing to have Narcan included in the standard first-aid kits of commercial fishing vessels in Massachusetts, according to SouthCoast Today. They also want crew members to be trained on how to recognize a drug overdose ..
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 4/12/2017 8:09:00 AM
  • 5 Tips on How to Start Fishing for Beginners
  • And be sure to have your fishing license. Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 4/12/2017 1:03:00 AM
  • 7 Most Extreme Places to Fish in the World
  • For those with dreams of landing a shark, there are few better places to go than Massachusetts Bay, not far from Boston. Extremely huge, half-ton Mako sharks are not uncommon there, so it’s a great place to catch an enormous, toothy fish without leaving ..
  • wideopenspaces.com
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  • 4/11/2017 6:06:00 PM
  • Native Fish in Massachusetts Return After 200 Years
  • For the first time in at least 183 years native alewife and blueback herring are swimming upstream beyond the former Tack Factory dam. Removing this dam in Norwell, Massachusetts, restored several miles of their ideal spawning habitat. These forage fish ..
  • habitat.noaa.gov
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  • 4/7/2017 5:06:00 PM
  • NOAA Announces New Rules for Dusky Sharks
  • Require the use of non-offset, non-stainless steel circle hooks by all HMS permit holders with a shark endorsement when fishing for sharks recreationally south of 41° 43' N latitude (near Chatham, Massachusetts - the northern extent of the dusky shark's U
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/7/2017 6:53:00 AM
  • Dechert Cost Fishing Ship Owner $1.8M, Mass. Justices Told
  • Law360, Boston (April 6, 2017, 6:49 PM EDT) -- The owner of a fishing vessel that was destroyed in Tahiti asked the Massachusetts high court on Thursday to revive its malpractice claim against Dechert LLP, saying that any alleged legal errors by a Tahitian
  • Law 360
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  • 4/7/2017 12:09:00 AM
  • A Clinton backer, John Fish sees an upside to Trump’s presidency
  • Suffolk Construction Co. CEO John Fish, a longtime backer of Democratic politicians nationally and in Massachusetts, was no Donald Trump supporter during the election. But now that the former real estate mogul is president, Fish sees some upside for the U
  • The Business Journal
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  • 4/5/2017 8:27:00 PM
  • 7 Best Spots for Fishing in San Francisco
  • Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly Rod and Reel and Fly Fish America, and a blogger for the .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 4/5/2017 12:30:00 AM
  • Maritime economy outpacing other sectors
  • The Massachusetts maritime economy grew faster than the state’s economy as a whole from 2005 to 2015 despite declines in commercial fishing and seafood processing. Those findings, contained in an analysis of the state’s maritime economy by the ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 4/4/2017 10:31:00 PM
  • ‘Codfather’ Pleads Guilty To Mislabeling In Overfishing Plot
  • Carlos Rafael, who runs one of the largest commercial fishing businesses in the country out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, admitted to U.S. District Judge William Young that he evaded taxes, conspired to commit offenses against the United States ...
  • Law 360
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  • 3/30/2017 9:05:00 PM
  • Offshore impact 'small' on fishing
  • The only notable impact will be on vessels using pots and gillnets in Rhode Island and southern Massachusetts, which could result in losses of up to $517,000, it found. Recreational fishing will have a range of impacts from slightly negative to neutral ...
  • Renews
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  • 3/29/2017 4:32:00 PM
  • Viking Names Chris Landry Communications Director
  • He grew up boating and fishing in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, and has more than 20 years of experience as a marine media professional, including an 8-year stint as editor of Powerboat Reports. He began his marine journalism career at Soundings in 1995 ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/29/2017 7:55:00 AM
  • Boston Fish Pier Could Gain National Historic Designation
  • The Massachusetts Historical Commission has nominated the Boston Fish Pier for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. Secretary of State William Galvin says the designation will raise awareness of the historical importance of the facility.
  • NECN
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  • 3/28/2017 2:23:00 AM
  • Boston Fish Pier Could Soon Gain National Historic Designation
  • In addition to the Fish Pier, the Massachusetts Historical Commission nominated four other sides to the National Register of Historic Places: Boston’s Columbia Road historic district, the Worcester State Hospital Farmhouse, and historic districts in ...
  • Boston Magazine
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  • 3/27/2017 2:10:00 PM
  • State panel seeks historic designation for city's fish pier
  • The Massachusetts Historical Commission has nominated the Boston Fish Pier for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. Secretary of State William Galvin says the designation will raise awareness of the historical importance of the facility.
  • Boston Herald
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  • 3/27/2017 12:58:00 PM
  • State panel seeks historic designation for city’s fish pier
  • The Massachusetts Historical Commission has nominated the Boston Fish Pier for inclusion on the National Register of Historic Places. Secretary of State William Galvin says the designation will raise awareness of the historical importance of the facility.
  • 7NEWS
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  • 3/26/2017 10:28:00 PM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • The Sacred Cod is the nickname of a wood carving of the fish that hangs in the Massachusetts State House. That state remains the center of the nation's Atlantic cod fishery, but the business is in jeopardy there, too. Catch fell from nearly 100 million ...
  • The China Post
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  • 3/26/2017 3:59:00 AM
  • Cod fishing catches plummet in waters off New England
  • The Sacred Cod is the nickname of a wood carving of the fish that hangs in the Massachusetts State House. That state remains the center of the nation's Atlantic cod fishery, but the business is in jeopardy there, too. Catch fell from nearly 100 million ...
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 3/24/2017 5:58:00 PM
  • Selective Spring Tautog Fishing
  • Catch On The Water’s 2017 March Fishing Kayak Buyer’s guide! Discover fishing for suckers, learn how to load plugs for long distance casting, and discover Southeastern Massachusetts’ secret trout waters! Don’t miss it! Catch On The Water’s 2017 ...
  • onthewater.com
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  • 3/22/2017 8:45:00 PM
  • Tag: Georgia
  • Read the full story... Coastal wetlands at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Massachusetts. Photo by Kelly Fike, USFWS. October 6, 2016Responding to requests to add them to the federal threatened and endangered species list, the U.S. Fish and ...
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  • 3/22/2017 12:55:00 PM
  • Autonomous Knifefish minesweeper goes to sea
  • General Dynamics Mission Systems acquired Bluefin Robotics in 2016. Knifefish’s capabilities were tested in a simulated minefield in Massachusetts’s waters. Using low-frequency broadband synthetic aperture side-scanning sonar, the unmanned undersea ...
  • The Engineer
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  • 3/22/2017 11:15:00 AM
  • Tag from famous fishing boat washes up in Fanore
  • Both boats had been fishing off Massachusetts when they encountered a raging storm which eventually sank the Andrea Gail. The Hannah Boden was originally built as a combination lobster and longliner swordfishing boat and remains in active service to this d
  • clareherald.com
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  • 3/22/2017 5:51:00 AM
  • Unmanned Knifefish mine-hunter put to the test
  • The unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) recently completed evaluation tests with the US Navy in a dummy minefield off the coast of Boston, Massachusetts, demonstrating its ability to detect and classify mines submerged at various depths. The Knifefish is a ...
  • newatlas.com
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  • 3/22/2017 5:37:00 AM
  • Montana Fly Fishing and Why It is Simply Perfect
  • And fly fishing in Montana should be a serious contender. Tom Keer is an award-winning writer who lives on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is a columnist for the Upland Almanac, a Contributing Writer for Covey Rise magazine, a Contributing Editor for both Fly
  • www.takemefishing.org
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  • 3/22/2017 12:41:00 AM

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