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Quite a Voyage: LFA 33 Lobster Trap Tag Ends Up in The Bahamas

If lobster trap tags could talk, the one found on Tar Bay Beach on Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas would have a whopper...

Lobster Fishermen Express Frustration with Proposed Hail Out Policy

Members of the Southwest Lobster Science Society (SWLSS) say they are “frustrated and disappointed with the lack of direction, miscommunication and overall support from...

“No Pipe in the Strait”

The Gulf Nova Scotia Fleet Planning Board, the Maritime Fishermen’s Union and the Prince Edward Island Fishermen’s Association, with the support of the New...

Industry Briefs – May 2018

Five Nations Clam Company Announces Partners There was much speculation following the Feb. 21 announcement that the newly-created Five Nations Clam Company would be receiving...

Should the Lobster Fishery Worry About Warming Water?

While the quotas and resulting catch rates of many species across Atlantic Canada continue to decrease, the same cannot be said for the lobster...

Drilling Starts in Scotian Basin

It was ironically Earth Day (April 22) when BP Canada Energy Group ULC (BP Canada) spudded its first exploratory well in the Scotian Basin,...

Two MPAs, Fisheries Conservation Area Proposed for N.S. Waters

Nova Scotia’s Eastern Shore Islands and the Fundian Channel-Browns Bank, located approximately 120 kilometres south of Yarmouth, have been identified as Areas of Interest...

Small Craft Harbours Work Ongoing

A dump truck unloads some armour rock near an excavator at the Prospect Point wharf in Shag Harbour to repair a breach that was...

Proposed Drilling to Take Place Near MPAs

For Southwestern Nova Scotia fishermen and residents, it would seem the right hand doesn’t know what the left is doing when it comes to...

Navigator Publishing Acquires Atlantic Boating and Atlantic Fisherman

The TriNav Group of Companies recently announced the acquisition of the publishing titles Atlantic Boating Magazine and Atlantic Fisherman from Advocate Media Incorporated. The TriNav...
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