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September 6, 2017

 

More Women Move Into Maine’s Risky World Of Lobstering

Lobstering has traditionally been considered a man's job. But Maine's lobster fleet has a growing number of women who are running their own boats.

August 25, 2017

 

‘Environmental Nightmare’ After Atlantic Salmon Escape Fish Farm

Officials blame the failure of a pen near Washington's Cypress Island on high tides caused by the eclipse, but that is being questioned.

July 12, 2017

 

Who Fishes For Red Snapper In The Gulf? It’s All Politics

The fish were nearly wiped out from the Gulf 20 or 30 years ago, so the catch is closely regulated.

May 12, 2017

 

The Misunderstood Carp

Anthropologist Ellen Ireland tells us the history behind our love/hate relationship with carp. Plus, simply cooked asparagus with vegan Caesar dressing.

February 28, 2017

 

Ice Fishing Has Its Rewards, But Bring A First Aid Kit

Every winter people flock to lakes of Canada and northern U.S. to ice fish. According to a new study, the seemingly harmless sport has some risks of injuries.

January 11, 2017

 

Warmer Oceans Could Boost The Toxins In Shellfish

A new study finds a link between warming waters and a dangerous neurotoxin that builds up in species like Dungeness crab, clams and mussels.

January 9, 2017

 

A Shark Called Dogfish Makes A Tasty Taco

About 90 percent of the fish Americans eat is imported, yet fish caught off our shores is often exported. New efforts are promoting locally caught fish.

December 14, 2016

 

Fishermen Team Up With Scientists To Make More Selective Net

A trawling experiment in the Gulf of Maine aims to scoop up abundant and profitable flatfish, while bypassing once plentiful but now depleted cod population.

September 12, 2016

 

California Crabbers Hope For Better Season

Toxic algae blooms put a pinch on this year's Dungeness crab harvest in California, but signs say the fishery could bounce back this year.

August 21, 2013

Fishy Snacks 

Controversy In The Caviar

Niche fishermen are facing an unexpected challenge to their livelihood from the state of Oklahoma, which is selling the fish eggs at a deep discount.

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