Fishermen

PORTLAND, Maine | Canada investigates run-ins between US customs, fishermen

PORTLAND, Maine — The Canadian government says it’s investigating a series of encounters in which U.S. border patrols have approached Canadian fishing vessels in a disputed island area off the East Coast. The area in question is around Machias Seal Island, a 20-acre (8-hectare) rock island at the Maine-New Brunswick border. U.S Customs and Border … Continue reading PORTLAND, Maine | Canada investigates run-ins between US customs, fishermen

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  | Alaska dive fishermen plead for relief from sea otters

ANCHORAGE, Alaska  — Northern sea otters, once hunted to the brink of extinction along Alaska’s Panhandle, have made a spectacular comeback by gobbling some of the state’s finest seafood — and fishermen are not happy about the competition. Sea otters dive for red sea urchins, geoduck clams, sea cucumbers — delicacies in Asia markets — … Continue reading ANCHORAGE, Alaska  | Alaska dive fishermen plead for relief from sea otters

If you savor scallops, good news: Price drop may be in store

PORTLAND, Maine /March 17, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —Good news for fans of scallops. They are already one of the most readily available higher-priced seafood items to consumers, and prices could fall this year. American scallop harvests have grown and are poised to go up again in 2018 due to potential increase in the amount fishermen are … Continue reading If you savor scallops, good news: Price drop may be in store