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...
Halifax-based Ashored Innovations is continuing with development of its ropeless gear technology. The local company is planning to do further testing this spring after adding the acoustic element to MOBI (Module Ocean Based Instrument), its smart buoy.
Organizers say it promises to be a fantastic year for the Yarmouth Shark Scramble, which will be celebrating its 20th anniversary during Aug. 15-18. The Yarmouth Shark Scramble was started in 1998 by co-founders Bob Gavel and John Boudreau. Gavel...
A dump truck unloads some armour rock near an excavator at the Prospect Point wharf in Shag Harbour to repair a breach that was caused by a winter storm. The breach is being filled with rocks and armour stones...
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