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  • Whales vs. Lobsters: New England’s Fishing Season Gets Tangled
  • Massachusetts’ lobster fisherman are land-bound until May 16th, owing to a sizable gathering of endangered North Atlantic right whales in Cape Cod Bay. The whales are prone to becoming entangled in fishing equipment, which can result in injury and ...
  • Food Republic
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  • 5/11/2018 5:12:00 PM
  • Pirates of the Revolution
  • Meanwhile Massachusetts, with its deep-rooted culture of fishing, shipbuilding and ocean trade, considered whether to unleash its citizens’ “pecuniary zeal” by allowing state-sponsored privateering. In a tradition dating back centuries, governments ...
  • HistoryNet
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  • 5/7/2018 10:41:00 PM
  • Atlas Aquarium is more than just fish
  • Dorothy Bailey, a Massachusetts native, started the business around 33 years ago after her husband became ill and encouraged her to do something to take care of herself. She went into the fish business because, well, she loves fish. “I was just ...
  • Albany Herald
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  • 5/5/2018 5:11:00 PM
  • How 'Ugly' Toadfish Compose Their Own Strange Love Songs
  • Allen Mensinger, a biologist at the University of Minnesota, Duluth, says the new study confirms what he’s seen in the oyster toadfish off Woods Hole, Massachusetts, though he notes his species, unlike the Bocon, stop calling when waters warm.
  • National Geographic
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  • 5/4/2018 4:11:00 PM
  • Boston Show Day Three: Extracting the value
  • New Bedford, Massachusetts-based Mariner Seafood is moving equipment into a new plant it is opening a few hundred yards from its current facility. The plant will process an array of fish. It’s existing facility will be equipped with machinery focused on ..
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/13/2018 6:16:00 PM
  • Boston Show Day Two: Bringing salmon learnings to shrimp
  • New Bedford, Massachusetts-based Mariner Seafood is moving equipment into a new plant it is opening a few hundred yards from its current facility. The plant will process an array of fish. It’s existing facility will be equipped with machinery focused on ..
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  • 3/13/2018 1:04:00 AM
  • Gloucester again at center of drilling fight
  • Sanfilippo remembers how when oil companies abandoned Georges Bank, they told fishermen, “We're not coming back to Massachusetts until you're all gone.” "Well, I've got news for you, we're still here," she said. "And we're stronger than we've ever been."
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 3/8/2018 6:26:00 AM
  • Hideous bottom-dweller proving culinary hit
  • Some New England fishermen switched to targeting monkfish in recent decades when traditional species such as cod began to decline, said Jan Margeson, a Chatham, Massachusetts, fisherman who made such a switch himself. He said the availability of monkfish .
  • Northern Territory News
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  • 3/6/2018 12:30:00 AM
  • Best bait for tarpon fishing that will improve your catch
  • 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 .
  • to Fish and Boat
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  • 2/23/2018 9:27:00 AM
  • Cuttlefish, Masters of Camouflage, Have Newly Discovered Super Power
  • The researchers, while working together at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, were trying to trace how the cuttlefish's nervous system directs its skin to transform its 3-D texture within seconds to blend into the background of
  • animals.howstuffworks.com
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  • 2/20/2018 1:04:00 PM
  • Halifax students devise ropeless fishing gear
  • 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 ...
  • Truro Daily News
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  • 2/20/2018 12:54:00 PM
  • SMU students hoping to save whales with ropeless fishing gear
  • 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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  • 2/18/2018 11:59:00 PM
  • The Latest: Wind farm company says no fishing vessel damage
  • But Seth Rolbein, of the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen's Alliance in Massachusetts, cautions the footage does little to assuage commercial fishermen's concerns of encountering problems like getting trawling gear damaged on undersea power cables.
  • WRAL
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  • 2/17/2018 11:52:00 AM
  • Ice fishing safety tips
  • A resident of Massachusetts and a graduate of the University of Massachusetts, David has been helping other fisherman enjoy the sport in a variety of ways.
  • KYMA Channel 11
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  • 2/15/2018 11:12:00 PM
  • UPDATE: Underwater video shows marine life growing at wind farm + VIDEO
  • But the video does little to temper the concerns of commercial fishermen, who are worried about navigating dense forests of turbines to get to their historic fishing grounds, says Jim Kendall, a former scallop fisherman in New Bedford, Massachusetts.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/15/2018 10:46:00 PM
  • The Latest: Wind farm company says no fishing vessel damage
  • But Seth Rolbein, of the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance in Massachusetts, cautions the footage does little to assuage commercial fishermen’s concerns of encountering problems like getting trawling gear damaged on undersea power cables.
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  • 2/15/2018 8:37:00 PM
  • Crews raise sunken fishing boats owned by 'The Codfather'
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Two sunken boats owned by an imprisoned fishing magnate have been raised to the surface at a Massachusetts wharf. Edward Anthes-Washburn, executive director of the New Bedford Harbor Development Commission, says the Dinah Jane ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/15/2018 6:29:00 PM
  • 4 Important Reasons to Get Your Boater Safety Card
  • 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 .
  • to Fish and Boat
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  • 2/15/2018 9:22:00 AM
  • A Famed Fishing Port Staggers as Its ‘Codfather’ Goes to Jail
  • “Carlos Rafael has been well known in the commercial fishing industry for 30 years,” said Andrew Lelling, the United States attorney for Massachusetts, who prosecuted the case. “And, for almost as long, federal law enforcement has heard rumors and ...
  • New York Times
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  • 2/11/2018 7:50:00 PM
  • This walking fish may reveal how animals first took to land
  • So he went in search of a new model organism. He found what he was looking for at the Marine Biological Laboratory in Woods Hole, Massachusetts. The lab collects and studies skates, so they happily sent Dasen 20 of the fish’s eggs at a time. This enabled .
  • Science Magazine
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  • 2/8/2018 11:25:00 PM
  • Ships Owned by Fishing Magnate the ‘Codfather’ Sink
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say two ships owned by the imprisoned fishing magnate known as the Codfather have sunk. The New Bedford Fire Department says the fishing vessels Dinah Jane and Nemesis sank early Monday morning.
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  • 2/7/2018 3:07:00 AM
  • Chilmark: Fishing film
  • Read about the U.S Fish and Wildlife Service plans to turn Noman’s Island into a protected Massachusetts cottontail habitat at mvtimes.com/2018/02/02/bunnys-get-island, and feel free to comment on a 67-page environmental assessment report until March 2.
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 2/6/2018 6:03:00 PM
  • Boats owned by imprisoned fishing magnate ‘Codfather’ sink
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. — Two boats owned by an imprisoned fishing magnate known as the Codfather sank while moored at a Massachusetts wharf, authorities say. No one was on board the fishing vessels Dinah Jane and Nemesis at the time of the sinking Monday ...
  • Washington Post
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  • 2/6/2018 5:08:00 PM
  • Boats owned by imprisoned fishing magnate 'Codfather' sink
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Two boats owned by an imprisoned fishing magnate known as the Codfather sank while moored at a Massachusetts wharf, authorities say. No one was on board the fishing vessels Dinah Jane and Nemesis at the time of the sinking ...
  • New York Daily News
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  • 2/6/2018 5:05:00 PM
  • Ships owned by imprisoned fishing magnate 'Codfather' sink
  • NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts authorities say two ships owned by the imprisoned fishing magnate known as the Codfather have sunk. The New Bedford Fire Department says the fishing vessels Dinah Jane and Nemesis sank early Monday morning.
  • Houston Chronicle
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  • 2/6/2018 12:16:00 PM
  • Coast Guard investigates 2 sunken fishing boats in New Bedford Harbor
  • They observed a sheen around the sunken vessels, and placed containment boom to mitigate pollution. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the New Bedford Harbor Development Commission were also on scene. The fishing vessels ...
  • coastguardnews.com
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  • 2/5/2018 5:43:00 PM
  • Two fishing boats linked to ‘Codfather’ sink in New Bedford Harbor
  • The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection was among the agencies to later arrive on scene. The two fishing boats are believed by the Coast Guard to have a fuel capacity of 9,500 gallons. Cleanup and an investigation are ongoing.
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 2/5/2018 5:08:00 PM
  • Coast Guard investigating sunken fishing boats in New Bedford
  • The fishing vessels Dinah Jane and Nemesis, both out of New Bedford, Massachusetts, are sunk at their mooring in Homer’s Warf, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. The Coast Guard is coordinating containment and cleanup efforts, and will be investigating the cause of ...
  • WWLP 22News
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  • 2/5/2018 5:04:00 PM
  • Regulators vote to protect more corals in Atlantic
  • Fishermen, however, will be able to continue fishing with bottom-tending gear from the Massachusetts coast to the designated protected areas, unless they are in areas already restricted by regulations apart from the coral amendment. “Oceana calls on NOAA .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/1/2018 12:31:00 AM
  • NO FLUKE: Ice fishing the best in years
  • The ASCFC manages many of the species we fish recreationally in Massachusetts and Rhode Island waters including black sea bass, summer flounder (fluke), scup, striped bass, blue fish and tautog. One of the hottest items on the agenda is the Summer Flounder
  • The Sun Chronicle
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  • 1/27/2018 3:55:00 AM
  • Learning to Love Ice Fishing
  • On one trip, I fished Lake Winnipesaukee for white perch with fishing guide Tim Moore, and on the other I fished for smallmouth bass and yellow perch in Massachusetts with Captain Rob Taylor. The common thread between the two trips was the absence of tip .
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/25/2018 8:47:00 PM
  • It’s that time of the year again...fishing show season
  • The Fly Fishing Show, an annual event working its way around the country, makes a stop in Marlborough, Massachusetts on January 19, 20 and 21. Camped out at the Royal Plaza Trade Center, which technically is in West Marlborough, this is a big weekend for .
  • Ricentral.com
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  • 1/21/2018 5:49:00 AM
  • Footbridges to cross brook, help fish
  • The Westport Land Conservation Trust (WLCT) has been awarded $12,783.00 from the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries and Wildlife to improve shrubland habitat and conduct stream restoration work at … This item is available in full to subscribers.
  • EastBayRI
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  • 1/17/2018 5:20:00 AM
  • 2018 Fishing Tournament Calendar
  • Participants can win up to $1,000 dollars for the largest catch. Participants may fish in any Massachusetts waters and the weigh-in station is located at Cordage Park Pier in North Plymouth. The Joe Cronin Memorial Jimmy Fund Fishing Tournament is a fun ..
  • onthewater.com
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  • 1/15/2018 4:03:00 PM
  • Feds Look to Keep Codfather Out of Business, Issue Fines
  • It also seeks nearly $1 million in civil penalties. The agency also hopes to revoke a seafood dealer permit issued to Carlos Seafood in New Bedford, Massachusetts, and 38 commercial fishing permits.
  • NECN
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  • 1/11/2018 7:10:00 PM
  • 5 Best Boating Destinations in U.S. for Your Winter Vacation
  • 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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  • 1/10/2018 9:04:00 AM
  • Public Hearing Jan. 11 on Black Sea Bass Rules at East Setauket, N.Y.
  • Since 2012, the recreational fishery has been managed under an ad-hoc regional management approach, whereby the states of Massachusetts through New Jersey have individually crafted measures aimed at reducing harvest by the same percent, while the states of
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 1/8/2018 9:38:00 AM
  • Shellfishing shutdown statewide
  • The state Division of Marine Fisheries has closed Massachusetts waters to shellfishing due to the potential effects of Thursday’s storm. Digging, harvesting, collecting or selling shellfish is prohibited until further notice. Aquaculture license holders ..
  • Martha's Vineyard Times
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  • 1/5/2018 3:16:00 PM
  • Shellfishing closed in Wareham
  • Due to coastal flooding caused by the Jan. 4 storm, all waters in Massachusetts are closed to shellfishing until further notice. An assessment will be performed tomorrow and an official announcement will follow from the Massachusetts Division of Fisheries
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  • 1/5/2018 2:58:00 AM
  • Cold snap brings solid start to ice fishing season
  • And these fishermen have their own ways of beating it. "Have the least amount of skin exposed,” said Kevin Barney of Massachusetts. “Multiple layers, hand warmers, feet warmers, and move around a bit." “Don’t put yourself in a position where you ...
  • WGME
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  • 1/2/2018 5:11:00 AM
  • Sandwich, MA, Boat Launch to Receive Upgrade
  • The Massachusetts Department of Fish & Game has awarded the town of Sandwich $6,920 to repair the public boat launch facility at the Sandwich Marina, at the eastern end of the Cape Cod Canal. The funds will be used to repair the ramp and install lights to
  • newenglandboating.com
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  • 12/28/2017 8:43:00 PM
  • Letter: Fishermen need a fish bill
  • My name is Sam Parisi from Gloucester, Massachusetts. I am retired and want to devote my time to help our fishing industry at no charge to anyone. We have many problems, thanks in part to NOAA 's restrictions. We have tried to turn the tide. NOAA has grown
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/25/2017 11:30:00 PM
  • Report: Groundfishing ban costing New Bedford $500K a day
  • In his letter, Mitchell said an economic impact analysis by professor Don Georgiana of the School of Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth indicates the economic damage from the groundfishing closure to America's most .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/25/2017 11:30:00 PM
  • Resurgence of scup leads to more quota for historic fishery
  • Scup are East Coast fish that have been harvested commercially since Colonial times. The scup fishery is still very active from Massachusetts to Virginia. Fishermen have brought more than 14 million pounds of the fish to land in every year since 2011.
  • Chicago Tribune
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  • 12/22/2017 4:42:00 PM
  • New Requirements for Recreational Shark Fishing
  • 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 ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 12/21/2017 5:32:00 PM
  • Bodies of 2 missing men recovered from sunken fishing boat
  • NANTUCKET, Mass. – Massachusetts State Police divers have recovered the bodies of two missing crew members who were aboard a fishing boat that sank near Nantucket earlier this month. State police say divers recovered the bodies of Jonathan Saraiva and ...
  • Fox News
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  • 12/19/2017 7:21:00 AM
  • FishOn: House bill gives fishermen glimmer of hope
  • “It really looks like they don’t want to be handcuffed to specific numbers, like the 10-year rebuild plans,” Gloucester Fisheries Director Al Cottone told the city Fisheries Commission, which voted to draft a letter to the Massachusetts congressional ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/18/2017 5:20:00 PM
  • Episode 13 of the Constitutional podcast: ‘Taxes’
  • Farmers Loan and Trust--went before the Supreme Court. Charles Pollock was a man from Massachusetts, and he was challenging the constitutionality of this income tax. FISHKIN: And the Supreme Court, which everyone pretty much expected to uphold this tax as
  • Washington Post
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  • 12/18/2017 7:00:00 AM
  • Libraries & The Digital Age
  • A series of local historical maps of Gloucester and of the state of Massachusetts show changes in the fishing industry over time and their effects on the lives of coastal residents. It would have been impossible for any one city or town to bring these ...
  • utne.com
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  • 12/17/2017 2:49:00 PM
  • Springfield Smoked Fish Recalls Salmon
  • The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) is advising consumers that Springfield Smoked Fish of Springfield, Massachusetts is recalling its 1-pound packages of Pre-scliced Nova Salmon because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
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  • 12/13/2017 9:32:00 PM
  • Five Things Your Fishing License Purchase Does for Conservation
  • In Massachusetts, these funds are used to map fish habitat with GPS technology, sonar, and underwater vehicles through the state's Fisheries Habitat Program. The more these experts learn, the better prepared they are to spot habitat issues and plan for ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 12/8/2017 10:41:00 AM
  • Zinke urges commercial fishing in 3 protected areas
  • In the report, Zinke criticized restrictions on commercial fishing in the three monuments, discounting the industry's impact on areas such as the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts near the Massachusetts coast. "There is no explanation in the Proclamation as
  • Environment Energy Publishing
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  • 12/6/2017 5:19:00 PM
  • Coast Guard suspends water search for missing fishermen
  • Divers from the Massachusetts State Police were helping. The Misty Blue is registered to New Bedford, but family members said it was docked in Fairhaven. Atlantic Capes Fisheries said it doesn’t know what happened, noting that the Misty Blue was in great .
  • Turnto10
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  • 12/6/2017 5:07:00 AM
  • Police: Divers locate object believed to be boat that sank
  • NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say divers have located an object they believe to be the fishing boat that sank off Nantucket, leaving four people in distress. The Coast Guard received a distress call from the 69-foot Misty Blue around .
  • New Haven Register
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  • 12/6/2017 3:16:00 AM
  • Search continues for two after fishing vessel sinks
  • The Misty Blue was home-ported in New Bedford. Records show it is a scalloper with a multispecies groundfish permit. Massachusetts State Police said its divers, using side sonar, located a large object believed to be the vessel Tuesday afternoon.
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/6/2017 12:28:00 AM
  • 2 rescued, 2 missing after fishing boat sinks off Nantucket
  • NANTUCKET, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a search is underway for two people who are still missing after a fishing boat sank off Massachusetts. The Coast Guard received a distress call from the 69-foot Misty Blue around 6 p.m. Monday. A nearby fishing ...
  • Associated Press
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  • 12/5/2017 6:43:00 PM
  • Accused tuna dumper arraigned, served with NOAA violation order
  • She also said it was not clear at this point how the separate state and federal cases will proceed. Officers of the Massachusetts Environmental Police arrested Wentworth on Friday evening as he returned to Rockport from fishing on the first day of the ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/5/2017 2:45:00 AM
  • Riot Roundup: The Best Books We Read in November
  • The story follows Samuel Hawley and his daughter Loo as they transition from living on the run to settling down in a fishing town in Massachusetts. Samuel’s criminal past is revealed through the stories of the 12 bullet scars on his body, which is a ...
  • bookriot.com
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  • 12/4/2017 11:51:00 AM
  • State weighs ban on commercial striped bass fishing
  • "We're asking for only one saltwater species to be reserved for recreational purposes and protected as a gamefish," said Fred Jennings of Ipswich, who is the Massachusetts co-chairman of Stripers Forever, a recreational angler advocacy group. "And it's one
  • Salem News
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  • 12/3/2017 11:14:00 PM
  • Arrest made in case of headless tuna
  • Literally. On Friday evening, following the first day of the re-opened tuna season, Massachusetts Environmental Police officers arrested a Gloucester fisherman whom they believe dumped the illegally harvested 400-pound giant bluefin tuna in the woods off .
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 12/2/2017 9:00:00 AM
  • Ban on striper fishing weighed
  • “We’re asking for only one saltwater species be reserved for recreational purposes and protected as a gamefish,” said Fred Jennings of Ipswich, who is the Massachusetts co-chair of Stripers Forever, a recreational angler advocacy group. “And it’s ...
  • Newburyport Daily News
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  • 12/2/2017 8:51:00 AM
  • New England shrimp fishing closed for at least 1 more year
  • "Something has to change," he said. "It's basically been dismantled. Markets have been lost." Fishermen in Maine, New Hampshire and Massachusetts brought more than 10 million pounds of the small, sweet, pinkish shrimp to land as recently as 2011.
  • Daily News-Record
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  • 11/29/2017 9:46:00 PM
  • UMass Dartmouth to study offshore wind and commercial fishing
  • The research will be conducted at the School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, through the Massachusetts Marine Fisheries Institute. Faculty and their students plan to focus on how offshore wind farms can ...
  • MassLive.com
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  • 11/27/2017 12:05:00 PM
  • UMass to study how fishing and wind industries can 'coexist'
  • DARTMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is hoping to launch a new research project on how the offshore wind and commercial fishing industries can coexist. The university said last week that creation of the "Blue Economy ...
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  • 11/20/2017 4:59:00 PM
  • UMass to study how fishing and wind industries can ‘coexist’
  • (AP) — The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth is hoping to launch a new research project on how the offshore wind and commercial fishing industries can coexist. The university said last week that creation of the “Blue Economy Initiative” is ...
  • WPRI
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  • 11/19/2017 2:37:00 PM
  • 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
  • Home News Here
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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
  • ABC News
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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 .
  • www.takemefishing.org
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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
  • BBC
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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 ..
  • nh1.com
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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 .
  • KHQ
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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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  • 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 ...
  • craigmedred.news
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  • 6/11/2017 6:53:00 AM

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