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16 Year Ban on Fishing in Central Arctic Ocean

Nine nations; the United States, Canada, Norway, Russia, Denmark, Iceland, Japan, South Korea, China; and the European Union have agreed to ban commercial fishing in the Central Arctic Ocean for at least the next 16 years. The goal of the pact … Continue reading

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Jumping Mako Shark in Gulf off Indian Rocks Beach

This video brings back memories of fishing in an open boat in the Gulf off John’s Pass, FL when I was in high school, back in another century. I remember when a friend landed a fairly small 3-4′ shark and … Continue reading

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‘Sea Slaves’: the Human Misery that Feeds Pets and Livestock

Slave labor on fishing boats, particularity in Asia, has been a serious problem for many years. In 2011, we posted about reports that the crews of of chartered fishing vessels operating in New Zealand waters were being systematically abused and … Continue reading

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14th Annual Fisher Poets Gathering in Astoria, Oregon

The FisherPoets Gathering is an gathering of poets, songwriters, storytellers and artists involved in the  fishing industry, getting together to to share poems, stories, songs, memoirs, essays and art.   Sounds like great fun.  It is  being held from held … Continue reading

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