Final decisions on whether or not the Yarmouth Shark Scramble and Wedgeport Tuna Tournament will go ahead this year are going down to the COVID-19 wire. Initially, both events were planned to be a...
One month and a day after the scallop dragger Chief William Saulis went down in the Bay of Fundy on Dec. 15, 2020, the vessel was found using side scan sonar. Sonar exploration for...
As the new year dawned, the search continued for the Chief William Saulis and the five fishermen who went missing with the vessel in the early morning hours of Dec. 15 in the Bay of Fundy.
Lobster trap Christmas trees are once again decked out for the season on Cape Sable Island and Port Mouton on Nova Scotia’s South Shore. This is the third year for the tree at the...
If you happen to be on the West Head wharf on Cape Sable Island this December, don’t be surprised if you see Santa Claus coming in from lobster fishing. For the past three years, Kevin Ross,...
There was a reunion of sorts at the Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival this year when an Atlantic bluefin tuna that was tagged and released with a pop-up satellite archival tag by the Fin Seeker in waters off Port Mouton...
Claiming the Milton J. LeBlanc Memorial Tuna Cup at the 16th annual Wedgeport Tuna Tournament and Festival for the heaviest bluefin landed at 684 pounds was the Provider VII, skippered by Camille Jacquard. Sixteen boats competed...
Model of Record Catch to be Unveiled at Yarmouth Shark Scramble A life-sized replica of the record setting mako shark caught during the 2004 Yarmouth Shark Scramble will soon be on display at Rudder’s Wharf...
It is officially a wrap for the 2018/19 commercial lobster fishery in southwestern Nova Scotia. The season closed in Lobster Fishing Areas (LFA) 33 and 34 on May 31. This is followed by the season end...
Funding needs to more than double to adequately maintain the Small Craft Harbours program. This was the main recommendation from the report, Ensuring the Sustainability of the Small Craft Harbours (SCH) Program, tabled in Parliament by the...
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