Fishing News 20221017-20221023

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Fishing News 10-17-2022
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Fishing News 20221017-20221023: Here you can check out some international news that has something to do with fishing. Some items are very actual.

Under cover of darkness: the damaging effects of illegal ‘Saiko’ fishing

Oct 17, 2022

(source: by Lieven Engelen )

Foreign-owned industrial trawlers’ destructive fishing practices are endangering livelihoods in Ghana’s coastal communities.

Africans wait for the colorful fishing boats to return to shore with their load of anchovies, sardinella, and other small ocean fish in the shadows of Fort Amsterdam, a former fort for enslaved people overlooking the Atlantic Ocean in southern Ghana. There is a flurry of activity when the boats arrive. Everyone wants a piece.

Senegal: Fishermen fear the worst from the new gas terminal

Oct 17, 2022

(source: by Lauriane Noelle Vofo Kanawith AFP)

In Senegal, a new offshore gas terminal in the Atlantic Ocean about ten kilometers off the coast of Saint-Louis is upsetting fishermen who are mourning the loss of a lucrative fishery.

A new threat could be on the horizon. At least, it is what Senegalese fishermen are afraid of. The menace is the new offshore gas facility visible through the early mist concealing the Atlantic Ocean where Senegal joins Mauritania.

SA fishers hopeful of end to snapper ban in the new year

Oct 17, 2022

(source: by 9News Staff)

The South Australian government has stated that it will make a decision on lifting the state’s ban on fishing snapper by the end of the year, three years after the restriction was imposed.

Fishers around the state are expecting that after the ban was enacted in 2019 owing to declining population numbers, they will be able to capture the fish again in January.

New fishing management tools for the Pyrenean marine coastline

Oct 17, 2022

(source: by University of Barcelona)

According to the RESMED project (2019-2021), an initiative based on acoustic telemetry techniques for studying fish movements and discovering the characteristics of this Mediterranean region’s ecosystems, the Pyrenean marine coastline has high biological connectivity between fish populations that move around different habitats on a regional scale.

Baltic Sea: Agreement reached on 2023 fishing opportunities

Oct 17, 2022

(source: by Directorate-General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries)

On the basis of the Commission’s proposal, the European Union Council secured an agreement today on the fishing opportunities in the Baltic Sea for 2023.

The Baltic Sea scenario remains tough, as the sea basin continues to face significant environmental stresses and numerous challenges to ecosystems, including the health of fish stocks.

Kerry teenager Chris Sanbak to represent Ireland in a fishing competition in Wales

Oct 17, 2022

(source: by Fergus Dennehy)

Chris Sanbak, 13, from Killarney, has had a good week after being picked as one of the lucky few who will represent Ireland at the U16 level at next year’s Home Nations fishing championships in Wales.

Chris has been an avid fisherman since he was five years old, but it has only been in the last two to three years that he has taken his interest in the sport to the next level. This was most evident last year when the then 12-year-old set up his own YouTube channel entirely dedicated to fishing, where he posts videos of his fishing and another where he prepares and cooks the fish he catches.

Canada Support to Rebuild Small Craft Harbours and Recover Lost Fishing Gear Post-Hurricane Fiona

Oct 18, 2022

(source: by Fisheries and Oceans Canada)

Prince Edward Island’s Covehead – Fishermen play an important part in their communities and local economies throughout Atlantic Canada and Eastern Quebec. Hurricane Fiona’s effects have been enormous, including gear loss and damage to small craft harbors. The Canadian government is collaborating with fish harvesters, harbor authorities, and provincial governments to clean up the ocean and begin repairs to essential infrastructures, such as small craft harbors.

Mortimer and Whitehouse: Gone Fishing airs the last episode and leaves fans all saying the same thing

Oct 18, 2022

(source: by Joanne Welford)

The final episode of Bob Mortimer and Paul Whitehouse’s perennially popular television series Gone Fishing has aired, and fans are all saying the same thing.

The show, which Middlesbrough-born comedian Bob co-creates with his friend Paul Whitehouse, follows the pair as they tour the country fishing at scenic beauty sites, chatting, larking around, cooking, and generally enjoying each other’s company. Series five has now concluded with a show filmed at Lough Corrib in Ireland, in which the pair go out on a boat to try a technique called dapping, embark on a mission to discover what exactly the ‘craic’ is, and meet singer turned environmental crusader Feargal Sharkey.

Team “Last Minutes” win PBC Fly Festival in Rockport

Oct 18, 2022

(source: by DJS)

Because of the extremely high tides in the Rockport area, fish were not stacked up as fishermen had hoped. During the Port Bay Club’s annual fly-fishing event on Oct. 15, many people sought in vain.

The Eric Nelson Memorial Fly Fishing Festival was a wonderful event for the 13 anglers and seven teams who were casting for reds, trout, and whatever else they could catch. The teams may fish anywhere along the coast but had to return to Rockport by 5 p.m. for the weigh-in. The majority fished in Copano and Port bays, with some fishing close to Port Aransas.

Catch! Essex fisherman netted without a license

Oct 18, 2022

(source: from Environment Agency)

An Essex angler was fined £240 for fishing illegally on the River Stour.

A court has sentenced an angler from Essex to pay up after he fished illegally. The fine is 40 times what he would have paid if he had simply purchased a fishing license.

On 14 June 2022, Daniel Churchman of Dedham, Essex, was caught fishing during the fishing closure season at the Mill Pool on the River Stour in Dedham.

Alaskans question fishery management as snow crabs disappear

Oct 18, 2022

(source: By Rob Hotakainen)

Crabbers and restaurateurs are concerned that the catastrophic collapse of Alaska’s snow crab industry may lead to future fisheries closures as climate change continues to deplete fish species.

The state, which has long dominated US seafood production, is reeling after the Alaska Department of Fish and Game canceled the Bering Sea winter snow crab season for the first time in history last week (Greenwire, Oct. 12).

EU donates vessel to Seychelles Fishing Authority for aquaculture research

Oct 19, 2022

(source: – By Betymie Bonnelame)

Seychelles News Agency (SNA) – The European Union has given the Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA) a new 9-meter boat to service the experimental marine cages that are part of the Aquaculture Department’s continuing research program.

According to a press release issued by SFA on Tuesday, the vessel was turned over on October 5 when an EU delegation visited the Providence Broodstock, Acclimation, and Quarantine Facility. The facility, which has been in operation since 2019 and is sponsored by the EU, costs €860,000.

Go Fish at Dam Site 21 on Fishing Day

Oct 19, 2022


HAMILTON, NEW JERSEY — This weekend, take the family fishing at Dam Site 21 in Hamilton Township, which is celebrating Free Fishing Day on Saturday.

On Saturday, October 22, the Mercer County Park Commission invites adults and children of all ages to fish for free at Dam Site 21, situated at 500 Hughes Drive in Hamilton.

Changes to Permit System for Non-EEA Fishing Crew Given Qualified Welcome

Oct 19, 2022

(source: – By Lorna Siggins)

The Irish branch of the International Transport Workers’ Federation has expressed a guarded welcome to changes to the permit system for non-EEA fishing crew proposed by a government inquiry (ITF).

Michael O’Brien, ITF campaign lead for Ireland, stated that the position of around 250 illegal fishermen and former fishers was a “significant omission” of the report released by the Irish government on October 11th.

USS Daniel K. Inouye Rescues Fishing Vessel in Vicinity of Hawaii

Oct 19, 2022

(From Lt.j.g. Victoria Estrada, Commander, Naval Surface Group Middle Pacific)

The USS Daniel Inouye (DDG 118), an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, helped the Commercial Fishing Vessel, Sea Diamond, in its towing operation back to Honolulu on October 18 following a casualty to Sea Diamond’s engine in the vicinity of Hawaii Operating Area (JBPHH).

The USS Daniel Inouye received a call from the US Coast Guard at approximately 12:30 a.m. to assist the commercial fishing vessel, Sea Diamond. Sea Diamond had lost all power and was claimed to have suffered shafting propeller damage.

Video shows Island rescuers freeing humpback whale from fishing gear

Oct 19, 2022

(source: – By Nina Grossman)

The whale became trapped in the ropes of a giant yellow prawn fishing buoy.

According to the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, a brave rescue of a humpback whale trapped in fishing gear on Texada Island serves as a reminder of the risks of maritime waste.

DFO camera footage shows rescuers successfully releasing the gear, which looked to be stuck to the whale’s mouth.

“Debris is a major problem for marine wildlife,” wrote Lara Sloane, DFO communications advisor, in an email.

Habitat loss, the climate change threaten Bangladesh’s native freshwater fish with extinction

Oct 20, 2022

(source: – By Rafiqul Islam)

DHAKA – Khalilur Rahman, 65, has been fishing for 50 years on a branch of the old Brahmaputra River in Kishoreganj. He now frequently returns home empty-handed.

“The river has run dry. Many fish species have become extinct as a result of insufficient water flow,” he stated.

When Khalilur was younger, the Brahmaputra had an abundance of fish all year.

Minister: ‘Relations with France have improved since fishing row’

Oct 20, 2022

(source: – By Newsdesk)

According to the External Relations Minister, relations with France have “steadily improved” since the challenges surrounding fisheries last year.

Deputy Philip Ozouf made the remark following an interview on French regional television during a cabinet tour, which he said highlighted Jersey’s “excellent connections” with its “closest neighbors.”

Make a Circular Fishing Boat (Coracle)

Oct 21, 2022

(source: – By Josephine Roberts)

Coracles are small fishing vessels that can only carry one person and are typically fashioned from natural and locally obtained materials.

The shape of these little boats varies slightly based on local customs and the sort of water they’re used in, but they all have one thing in common: they’re easy to transport and light enough to be carried on a person’s back.

Ilocos Norte bans fishing in swollen rivers, creeks

Oct 21, 2022

(source: – By Leilanie Adriano)

CITY OF LAOAG – As a precautionary step during the assault of Tropical Depression Obet, residents in Ilocos Norte were urged on Friday not to go fishing in swollen rivers and streams.

Due to the gale warning and dangerous water conditions, children and other high-risk groups were also forbidden from swimming in beach resorts.

The Fishing Line Lost at Sea in a Year Could Wrap Around Earth 18 Times

Oct 22, 2022


Each year, commercial fishing operations release billions of hooks, millions of traps, and hundreds of thousands of kilometers of fishing line and nets into the ocean. This drifting gear, once lost to the wild, continues to snag hapless sea life in a phenomenon known as ghost fishing.

These things add to the mountains of ocean pollution that are already posing significant issues to animals around the planet.


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