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Fundian Channel-Browns Bank MPA Committee Starts Work

An advisory committee tasked with looking into the potential designation of the Fundian Channel-Browns Bank Area of Interest (AOI) as a Marine...

Organizers Hopeful Yarmouth Shark Scramble and Wedgeport Tuna Tournament Will Be a Go

Final decisions on whether or not the Yarmouth Shark Scramble and Wedgeport Tuna Tournament will go ahead this year are going down...

The European Green Crab: Eradication Might Not Be the Answer

Last summer, a story in the Atlantic Fisherman outlined the ongoing efforts to control the spread of the invasive and destructive European...

Land-Based Salmon Hatchery in Digby County Next Big Project for Kelly Cove

The development of a new land-based salmon hatchery near Centreville on Digby Neck is the next big project on the books in...

TriNav Marine Design Selected as Hull Design Efficiency Challenge Winner

For generations, Atlantic Canadians have proven themselves to be some of the most innovative fishing boat designers and builders in the world.

Are Hurricanes Really Getting Worse?

As the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1–November 30) has kicked off for another year, there is a lot of fear that...

Moderate Livelihood Fishery Waters Remain Murky

While reports have been filed and a newly minted Lobster Science Partnership Roundtable held, the stand-off continues for some First Nations and...

Georges Bank Moratorium Up for Renewal

With the Georges Bank moratorium set to expire on Dec. 31, 2022, a review process that examines the environmental and socio-economic impacts...

A New Use for Old Boats

For centuries, wooden fishing boats plied the rich waters off southwest Nova Scotia. As a result, there is a...

A Good Luck Story

On Tuesday, March 2, 2021, a mayday was sent out from the M.V. Atlantic Destiny, with a crew of 32 on board,...
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