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Seafood often travels huge distances over many days to reach the people who eat it. And it's often impossible to know where a fillet of fish or a few frozen shrimp came from and, perhaps more importantly, just how they were caught.
Mark Yuasa covers fishing and outdoors in the Pacific Northwest...The coastal lingcod fishery will open Saturday (March 15), and lingcod populations are very abundant along the south-central coast, which a little more than a ago they were deemed
Supreme Court judge says more than 400 commercial fishermen can sue the federal government over a halibut-management scheme that ran in the province. Justice Susan Griffin has certified a class-action lawsuit launched by fisherman Barry Burnell
Fisheries Broadcast The Fisheries Broadcast Thursday February 13, 2014 Feb 13, 2014 20:51 The halibut and turbot fisheries in the gulf ran into serious problems in 2013. Fishermen compalined halibut quotas were not high enough and that the rules
The Associated Press Video Europe Video Court heard that Mr. Steer had good catches in the six months he ran the Pacific Titan, one day taking so many halibut his decks were awash with fish and his crew worked the longest days of their lives. But he
With so few of certain species of groundfish being caught, the Northeast fisheries office Thursday announced it is raising the allowable possession limits until April 30, 2014, the end of this fishing year. The temporary rule increases the limits for
A fisherman from Sitka who only gave his name as "Halibut Man" draws attention in Juneau, Alaska, as he advertises halibut for sale in Auke Bay. He also flashed a message about the latest government troubles: "Dead in the water means a fishing vessel
If sustainability is a top priority when you're shopping at the fish counter, wild-caught seafood can be fraught with ethical complications. One major reason why: bycatch, or the untargeted marine life captured accidentally by fishermen and, often,
The Loft at Latitude 48.5 has injected new life into the Squalicum Harbor space that The Bay Cafe occupied for years. Many restaurants provide a lunch menu that is a scaled-back version of the dinner bill of fare. Not so at The Loft, where there is
The seafood counter of a local supermarket can bewilder even the savviest of diners. The labels can be confusing, freshness can be questionable, and the person behind the counter may not know any more about what's inside the case than the customer...