Tagged redfish

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, April 26

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, NOAA repeats its refusal of interim measures after a request from Governor Patrick; NEFMC meets and discusses climate change; a bill to allow Maine fishermen to sell lobster bycatch fails; NMFS authorizes smaller mesh size for redfish; a bill to reintroduce alewives to the St. Croix River comes into effect; federal budget cuts mean NOAA furloughs. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, February 22

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, lawmakers consider two courses of action for restoring Alewives to the St. Croix; Michael Leviton calls for chefs to use more “trash fish”; the Northeast Seafood Coalition repeats its call for interim measures to allow overfishing; fishermen and policymakers consider their options in the wake of cuts to cod catch; industry advocates call for an executive order for disaster aid. … More Info »

Fish Talk in the News – Friday, December 7

In this week’s Fish Talk in the News, ASMFC makes sharp cuts in the 2013 northern shrimp quota; the Boston Globe continues its investigation of seafood fraud; congressmen attempt to tack aid for groundfishermen onto a Hurricane Sandy relief package; a Gloucester Daily Times editorial supports the Amendment 18 process; Cape Cod towns want more shark monitoring; NOAA proposes new rules to help target healthy dogfish and redfish stocks. … More Info »

Maine fisherman Terry Alexander works to revive redfish

Terry Alexander is a fourth generation fisherman from Harpswell, Maine. Alexander has teamed up with other fishermen, scientists, and the Gulf of Maine Research Institute to help revive redfish fishing in New England. NOAA’s Monica Allen caught up with Terry Alexander to learn more about the redfish revival and how sector management is working for him. … More Info »