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Fishing News Oct 31 – Nov 06, 2022

Fishing News 20221031-20221106: Here you can check out some international news that has something to do with fishing. Some items are very actual.

Brown pelican at risk for entanglements with fishing lines, hooks at Bay Area piers, study shows

Oct 31, 2022

(source: by Jordan Bowen)

TIERRE VERDE, FLORIDA – The brown pelican is a common sight in Pinellas County and the official city bird of St. Petersburg, but they are in danger along fishing piers when they come into contact with fishing lines and hooks.

New research is shedding light on brown pelican entanglements and the factors that contribute to these potentially fatal situations. It comes at a time when rescuers are swamped with calls for birds entangled in fishing line.

Fishermen urge Centre to roll back proposed deep-sea fishing policy (Fishing News 20221031-20221106)

Oct 31, 2022

(source: by The Hindu Bureau)

On Wednesday, the Kerala Matsya Thozhilali Coordination Committee will protest in front of the Cochin Port Authority office, demanding that the Union government withdraw its proposals to “hand over deep-sea fisheries resources to monopolies.”

According to a press release issued by the committee, the government should ensure a fair price supply of kerosene to fishing boats and that fishermen receive a fair price for their catch.

American Fishing Trawler Sinks After Collision with MSC Containership

Oct 31, 2022

(source: by Mike Schuler)

A fishing trawler from the United States sank Friday after colliding with a containership off the coast of Virginia, about 63 miles southeast of Chincoteague. The United States rescued all thirteen people on board. Vessels from the Coast Guard and good Samaritans.

At around 2 a.m., Coast Guard Sector Virginia watchstanders received a mayday call. The 115-foot commercial fishing vessel Tremont reported a collision with the 1000-foot Panamanian-flagged container vessel, MSC Rita, on Friday, and they were sinking with 13 people aboard and abandoning ship.

7-Month Fishing Ban Imposed At 3 Major River Mouths (Fishing News 20221031-20221106)

Nov 01, 2022

(source: by OMMCOM NEWS)

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has imposed a seven-month ban on fishing activities along a 20-kilometer stretch encompassing three major river mouths – Dhamra, Devi, and Rushikulya – in order to protect endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles.

According to an order issued by the Directorate of Fisheries, fishing by motorized vessels, trawlers, and those employing mechanized fishing techniques is prohibited within 20 (twenty) kilometers of the specified coast of the sea turtle congregation area and their buffer zones in the vicinity of the three river mouths of the Odisha Coast from 1 November 2022 to 31 May 2022. (both days inclusive).

Size of fishing fleet cut as Isle of Man king scallop season opens

Nov 01, 2022

(source: by Isle of Man/Ellan Vannin)

Fewer boats will enter Manx waters to begin the Isle of Man king scallop season, as part of efforts to safeguard the fishery’s future.

The Department of Environment, Food, and Agriculture (DEFA) has authorized sixty vessels to fish, a decrease from 75 last year.

The reduction in fleet size is part of a strategy to make the fishery more sustainable.

DEFA member Michelle Haywood stated that boat numbers must be limited or there will be “not enough to go around.”

Wayne State College student creates a competitive fishing club

Nov 01, 2022

(source: by RILEY TOLAN-KEIG)

Brayden Sharp, a senior at Wayne State College, is a fishing addict.

Sharp’s competitive fishing passion inspired him to establish a fishing club at Wayne State University.

Sharp said it took him and his brother, Clayton, about two years to establish the club at Wayne State, but it finally launched last spring with the goal of providing people with the resources they need to compete in fishing tournaments.

“We have enough resources and a large enough platform to provide that to people who want to get into the sport but may not have all of the resources right away,” Sharp explained.

Fishing ban to be lifted for 1 day in Bosphorus (Fishing News 20221031-20221106)

Nov 02, 2022

(source: by ???)

Following the decision to lift the fishing ban in Istanbul’s Bosphorus for one day on November 6, many experts and fishermen warned that allowing fishing during a period of intense fish migration would harm the ecosystem.

The General Directorate of Maritime Affairs, which is part of the Transport and Infrastructure Ministry, has decided to open the Bosphorus to industrial fishing vessels for 14 hours on November 6, from 12 a.m. to 2 p.m., to allow for intensive fish migration.

The Bosphorus will be closed to commercial ship passages, according to the decision.

While experts and fishermen criticized the decision, many fishermen filed a complaint with the Presidential Communications Center (CIMER).

Emergency services / Fishing crew member taken to hospital

Nov 02, 2022

(source: by Shetland News)

On Tuesday night, the Coastguard rescued an injured crew member aboard a fishing vessel off the coast of Unst.

The alarm was sounded shortly before 8 p.m., but due to weather conditions, the coastguard helicopter was unable to perform an airlift.

Instead, the fishing boat traveled to Cullivoe in Yell, where the helicopter picked up the crew member several hours after the initial call.

Lerwick, Mid Yell, and Baltasound coastguard rescue teams were all involved. The crew member was taken to Gilbert Bain Hospital for further medical attention.

Lake Higgins Hosts Trout Fishing and Chili Cookoff November 19 (Fishing News 20221031-20221106)

Nov 02, 2022

(source: by City News)

Come celebrate the start of trout season with a chili cookoff and campfire jam session at Lake Higgins Marina, 4235 Hamburg Mill Rd, from 12-5 p.m.

Bring your signature chili for guests to sample. First, second, and third place will be awarded prizes. The entry fee is $5. To enter the contest, call Lake Higgins at 336-373-3739. Bring an instrument if you play for a bluegrass jam session around a bonfire.

Furey ignores demands to table receipts for a trip to a luxury fishing lodge

Nov 03, 2022

(source: by Darrell Roberts )

During the question period on Wednesday, Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Andrew Furey again refused to table receipts for a trip to a fishing lodge owned by a billionaire involved in a major wind energy project proposed for the Port au Port Peninsula.

PC Opposition House Leader Barry Petten has repeatedly requested that Furey table the receipts in the House of Assembly this week, but to no avail.

Furey insisted once more that his “ethical wall” is sufficient to dispel any perceived conflict of interest involving John Risley, chairman of World Energy GH2, the company behind the proposal.

“I’ve always followed the rules and will continue to do so. In this case, I went above and beyond the rules “He stated.

More Than 100,000 People Die Annually Across Global Fishing Sector, New Research Shows (Fishing News 20221031-20221106)

Nov 03, 2022

(source: by MI News Network)

According to a new study, more than 100,000 people are killed while fishing each year. According to research commissioned by The Pew Charitable Trusts from the FISH Safety Foundation (FSF), nearly 300 fishers die each day, a much higher estimate than previous estimates.

The high death toll disproportionately affects low-income fishermen, including children forced to work, and is primarily caused by hazardous working conditions and unsafe vessels.

Premier Fishing celebrates 70 years of sustainability with a grand gala dinner

Nov 03, 2022

(source: by Staff Reporter)

Premier Fishing celebrated its 70th anniversary on Wednesday evening with a grand gala dinner at Pigalle Restaurant in Green Point, Cape Town.

Premier Fishing, one of South Africa’s leading sustainable fishing companies, and its newly appointed CEO, Sooren Ramdenee, honored some of its long-serving employees, including Frederick Pieters (35 years), Maureen Smith (45 years), Samuel Sedla (35 years), and Moesina Anthony (37 years).

Oxfam calls on the NSW government to respect cultural fishing rights

Nov 04, 2022

(source: by ???)

Oxfam Australia has condemned the NSW government’s renewed attempt to target, harass, and prosecute Aboriginal cultural fishers, who are already disproportionately represented in fines and prosecutions.

The government is proposing an amendment for debate next week, ahead of the release of an inquiry report into cultural fishing on Monday, that would expand search powers for fisheries officers without the protections found in police powers. It also broadens the definition of a presumption.

‘Fish Day’ campaign to boost flagging seafood sales

Nov 04, 2022

People in Japan are eating less and less fish as the traditional staple’s sales continue to fall. As a result, the government and businesses have joined forces to reverse the trend. The Fisheries Agency has declared the third through seventh days of each month to be “Fish Days.”

So far, over 600 businesses and organizations have backed the campaign.

From late November, the major convenience store chain FamilyMart plans to offer more seafood products, including microwave fish dishes.

Floodwaters are killing Murray River fish

Nov 04, 2022

(source: by Farid Farid)

Conservationists are working to save rare fish that are at risk of extinction as muddy waters enter the Murray River.

In a phenomenon known as hypoxic blackwater, where oxygen levels drop due to bacteria sucking oxygen from polluted floodwaters, Murray cod and crayfish are suffocating and jumping out of the river gasping for clean air.

After the Murray River reached record levels in October, major flooding is still occurring in Echuca-Moama and other Victorian-NSW border towns.

In collaboration with state fishing regulators and the Murray Darling Basin Authority, the recreational fishing charity OzFish has deployed an emergency team to rescue the fish.

Odisha, WFP launch secure fishing mobile app

Nov 05, 2022

(source: by ???)

According to officials, the Odisha government and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) in India have launched the ‘Secure Fishing App’ to empower fisherfolk by providing real-time information.

The dynamic mobile application created by WFP in collaboration with Odisha’s fisheries and animal resources development department aims to empower the state’s fisherfolk by providing information, insights, and analytics that directly contribute to their livelihood.

It is a web-based dashboard for government officers to track fishery sector activities, with the goal of meeting the holistic needs of marine fishers through informed decisions.

Family, and community mourn couple who died in Lynn Lake fishing accident

Nov 05, 2022

(source: by Ethan Butterfield)

When the boat capsized, Philip Rogers and his partner Diana Colomb were checking nets.

It took two weeks to find Philip Rogers’ body after he died in a fishing accident with his partner, Diana Colomb, in northern Manitoba, and that delay made his death especially difficult for his family, according to his daughter.

On Oct. 15, Rodgers, 61, of Lynn Lake, and Colomb, 30, were fishing on Cockeram Lake when their boat capsized. Colomb’s body was discovered the following day, but Rodgers’ body wasn’t discovered until Oct. 30.

“Nobody expects to lose their parents like this, and no one should have to,” said Priscilla Rodgers, 31, the eldest of his children.

Jamaican fishermen in Colombia could be back home by next week

Nov 05, 2022

(source: by ???)

The 34 Jamaican fishermen detained in Colombia on suspicion of illegal fishing could return home on Saturday, November 12.

In a statement issued this morning, Minister of Foreign Affairs Kamina Johnson Smith stated that the Colombian and Jamaican governments will conduct a joint operation to return the vessel’s crew to Jamaica, which will result in a meeting of both countries’ coast guards for the transfer of the crew at an agreed-upon point on the high seas.

Johnson Smith stated that by Friday, November 4, preparations on the Jamaican side had been made for the transfer to take place on Saturday, November 5.


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