Opinion

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...

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,...

Could Less Actually be More?

While the lobster fishery remains sustainable and in good shape in this region of the North Atlantic, the same unfortunately cannot be...

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...
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