Friday, November 17, 2017

Thailand Temporarily Eases Restrictions on Some Fishing Boats

Thailand Temporarily Eases Restrictions on Some Fishing Boats
Thai authorities on Wednesday eased restrictions on certain types of fishing boats, allowing them to fish again until early August but requiring them to change their equipment afterwards in order to comply with European Union (EU) rules for seafood …
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Can Alaska's commercial fishing vessels adopt electric power, too?
Figuring out how much electricity they need is a lot easier than a fishing boat that you don't know where they're going, or how long they'll be running. O'Brien said chillers and compressors for the fish hold are a big power draw, and the lithium …
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Fish farms in Gaza counter Israeli restrictions on fishing limit
In addition, the Israeli occupation authorities often make petty and spiteful "security" excuses to reduce the already reduced fishing limit to three miles. On top of that, Palestinian fisherman are harassed by the Israeli navy on a daily basis; their …
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Book review: 'On Fly-Fishing the Northern Rockies' offers angler wisdom
“On Fly-Fishing the Northern Rockies: Essays and Dubious Advice” is a collection of “mostly true” fishing tales written by two dedicated anglers, Chadd VanZanten and Russ Beck. VanZanten and Beck have captured the essence and philosophy of fly-fishing …
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Sydney fishermen film the moment they remove fishing line and plastic from a
Ron Kovacs posted an image of his close encounter with the whale on Facebook The whale spent some time swimming around a group of fishing boats in the Sydney harbour (Ron Kovacs/Facebook) While Mr Riggio took photographs, Mr Iskanderian was …
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Inside the Outdoors: Pontoon may be the minivan of fishing boats
There is a similar paradigm in the fishing boat world. There is the glittering, metal flake-painted tournament bass boat with a throbbing 150 horsepower outboard. There are deep, broad, V-hulled craft built to take the surf of Superior, or our …
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Is the party over? N.J. party boats fight for survival

Is the party over? N.J. party boats fight for survival
The party fishing boat the Miss Point Pleasant II which had been in use since the late 1950 was dismantled last November. (Photo: Tom Spader/Staff Photographer). Locals and visitors would enjoy a day on the water with Capt. Eble and take home dinner …
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Thailand: 12000-plus Fishing Boats Still Unregistered
With a Friday deadline looming, Thailand's Department of Fisheries (DOF) is urging owners of more than 12,000 unlicensed fishing boats to register their vessels in time to comply with new national regulations and European Union (EU) seafood industry …
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Mozambican company buys fishing boats from China
Chinese-owned Mozambican company Yinuo Pescas, Limitada, has commissioned a shipyard in China to build nine vessels for tuna fishing in the coastal region of the Angoche district of Nampula province, the provincial delegate of the National Fisheries …
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Aaron Martens wins Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay

Aaron Martens wins Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay
After starting Sunday's final round of the Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay with a 5-pound lead, he was struggling as the clock ticked toward noon. And to make matters worse, Bill Lowen, his closest competition coming into the …
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Approved trout waters offer good summer fishing
Fly fishing is fun too as the fish will take surface flies without thinking twice. Fishing nymphs under a float is another good tactic. Rock bass are great table fare and are not shy. They are usually thick-bodied and put up a great fight. They love to …
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New Funding For Purchasing Public Access To Private Land for Hunting, Fishing
Meanwhile, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is releasing a proposed new long-term management plan for the Sylvio O. Conte National Fish and Wildlife Refuge that identifies about 50,000 acres in Connecticut for possible conservation action or acquisition.
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Dream Boats: Trawlers you can buy for $1 million

Dream Boats: Trawlers you can buy for million
Today's oceangoing trawlers draw elements of design from all over the marine landscape — and maritime history. Their efficiency, flexibility and near-universal appeal have been influenced by fishing boats, sailboats and the earliest engine-powered …
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Coast Guard Rescues Fishing Boat Off Cape Cod
The captain of the Challenger, which had 650 pounds of scallops aboard, called for help when a line wrapped around the propeller about 70 miles southeast of Nantucket. Coast Guard boats were dispatched and towed the Challenger to New Bedford. No one …
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A Renegade Trawler, Hunted for 10000 Miles by Vigilantes
Illegal fishing is a global business estimated at $ 10 billion in annual sales, and one that is thriving as improved technology has enabled fishing vessels to plunder the oceans with greater efficiency. While countries, with varying degrees of diligence …
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'Sea Slaves': The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock

'Sea Slaves': The Human Misery That Feeds Pets and Livestock
Often they are beaten for the smallest transgressions, like stitching a torn net too slowly or mistakenly placing a mackerel into a bucket for herring, according to a United Nations survey of about 50 Cambodian men and boys sold to Thai fishing boats …
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3 seized Egyptian fishing boats return home from Sudan
CAIRO: Twenty Egyptian fishermen on board of three boats returned back to Egypt Monday, after they were released by Sudanese authorities, Youm7 reported. The boats, held in Sudan since April, arrived in Suez Monday. A total of 101 Egyptian fishermen …
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Captured Thai boat reveals continued use of slavery
Thailand was given the opportunity to reform their fishing industry in order to continue to export to the European Union, but with three months left to reform their regulatory framework and as many as 3,000 fishing boats still unregistered it seems …
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Search for man overboard off Aberdeen suspended

Search for man overboard off Aberdeen suspended
A large-scale search after a man fell overboard from a fishing boat south east of Aberdeen has been suspended. A call was made to the coastguard about 02:00 following the incident which happened near Girdleness Lighthouse. Aberdeen and Stonehaven …
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Seal climbs aboard Russian fishing boat, rides for 8 hours (PHOTOS)
An adventurous fur seal joined Russian fishermen for an eight-hour boat ride, refusing to swim away and insisting on an hours-long trip around the Far-Eastern Russian island of Sakhalin. “My buddy and I took our boat out to sea. We heard someone making …
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Fishing boats become citizen science data platforms
Fishermen in South Devon, UK, have turned their boats into "massive data platforms" for a citizen science study. They have become the first commercial fishers to gather data for the Secchi Disk Study, which is gathering data on the state of the oceans' …
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Guide organizing fishing rodeo to supply young boy with power chair

Guide organizing fishing rodeo to supply young boy with power chair
Eric Dumas knows just the way to get him one — hold a fishing rodeo. "Fishermen are the most generous people on the planet, and this young man could use a little bit of generosity," Dumas said. Trevor, 5, suffers from stage-one spinal muscular atrophy …
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Shep on Fishing: Barracuda catch joins the summer variety
Gary Rudy, a 76-year-old from Rio Grande, was fishing with Rich Marucci on the Reel Stuff on Saturday. Rudy caught a 4.4-pound trigger at Wildwood Reef that will be entered into The Press Fishing Contest Senior Division. He also caught nine other …
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Body found in Saginaw Bay of woman reported jumping from fishing boat
The search effort began when Huron Central Dispatch received a 911 call from a male occupant of a pleasure fishing boat approximately two miles northwest of Heisterman Island in McKinley Township on Saginaw Bay. That's between Caseville and …
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AP investigation: Slave fishing boats tracked to Papua New Guinea after

AP investigation: Slave fishing boats tracked to Papua New Guinea after
YANGON, Myanmar – From space, the fishing boats are just little white specks floating in a vast stretch of blue water off Papua New Guinea. But zoom in and there's the critical evidence: Two trawlers loading slave-caught seafood onto a massive …
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Report: Chinese Navy Warship Rammed Two Vietnamese Fishing Vessels
A People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) amphibious warship allegedly rammed two Vietnamese fishing vessels operating near the disputed Spratly Islands in July, according to local press cited in an Office of Naval Intelligence threat to shipping report.
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Bataan shipyard donates 2 fishing boats to local fishermen
MARIVELES, Bataan — Seafront Shipyard and Port Terminal Services Corp. has donated two fishing boats complete with fishing gear and other gadgets to two groups of fishermen in this town. Carlo Ignacio, vice president for operations of the shipyard …
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