Opinion

Are Lobsters Tougher Than We Thought?

As everyone is well aware, the lobster industry, both here and south of the border, is a business worth in the billions...

Good Fishing Practices Lead to Good Fishing

Overfishing continues to be one of the major problems facing many commercial fisheries around the world. Despite the efforts...

Glimmer at End of the Pandemic Tunnel

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the global seafood industry to its core. Traditionally, Atlantic...

Safety on the Water Must Take Precedent

The year 2020 is nearly in the rearview mirror. Feel free to take a moment and let out a...

Opportunity is Knocking

As it is with every profession, the fishing industry is not devoid of myths, fallacies and distortions. One of...

Taking Stock of the Stocks

In just a matter of weeks, fishermen in this region will once again be taking to the water for what will hopefully...

Former Fishery Officer Reflects on Current Lobster Dispute

Rewind to the years 1999 and 2000. After the Supreme Court of Canada’s Marshall I and II decisions in...

A Levelling of Our Competitive Advantage?

September 21, 2017 was an important date for the fishing industry in this region. Three years ago, the Canada-European...

Be Part of the Solution, Not the Pollution

It is hard to find an individual in Southwest Nova Scotia that either does not have a vested interest, or at the...

Go North Young Shellfish

For several years now, both the Atlantic Fisherman and its sister publication, The Navigator, have been documenting the perceived northern movement of...
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