Fishues

Trip#2. 2013

We made a day of it with only 4 guys actively fishing. The weather was tough until noon. We are busy at it again Saturday and Sunday.

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Frozen Sashimi Grade Bluefin Tuna Belly Loins (Toro) ~ 1.5lbs: Amazon.com: Grocery & Gourmet Food

Frozen Sashimi Grade Bluefin Tuna Belly Loins (Toro) ~ 1.5lbs: Amazon.com: Grocery & Gourmet Food.

You can now buy Toro on Amazon.

The mysterious elver, from Sargasso Sea to sushi — State — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

The mysterious elver, from Sargasso Sea to sushi — State — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine.

 

Fantastic article on the life cycle of the American Eel.

Passamaquoddys: Catch quota better way to protect elvers than fishing license limit — Down East — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine

With the 2013 Elver season underway, we will be exposed to more of this HOT Fishue.  The passamquoddy people of Northern Maine have set a T.A.C. total allowable catch of 3600lbs.  This will generate an estimated 7 million dollars to their community.

 

Passamaquoddys: Catch quota better way to protect elvers than fishing license limit — Down East — Bangor Daily News — BDN Maine.

Lobster by Diving????

House Bill 259 is a proposal to allow for the taking of LOBSTER by scuba diving. And limited to 5 per permit holder, during the month of September. I don’t think I like it.

Read more below….

Microsoft Word – HB 0259.doc – HB0259.pdf.

The Bottom Line: Coming Together for Bluefin Tuna – News Watch

The Bottom Line: Coming Together for Bluefin Tuna – News Watch.

Great initiation to focus on our local waters and protect the spawning areas of the Gulf Of  Mexico, where the lunkers winter over.

Who Owns the Fish? – YouTube

Who Owns the Fish? – YouTube.

Excellent description of how our fisheries work now.

Maine lobster fishery certified as sustainable » Fishing Industry Stories » GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA

Good News for the Lobster Industry.  Maybe NH can ride the wave and get the seal of approval for our efforts as well.  Most of my lobster goes to Maine, and all my gear is made in Maine.

Maine lobster fishery certified as sustainable » Fishing Industry Stories » GloucesterTimes.com, Gloucester, MA.

2011 Commercial & Rec Fishing industry just under 200 Billion

http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/mediacenter/2013/03/07_noaa_report_finds_commercial_and_recreational.html

 

THE DAILY CATCH | F/V RIMRACK

THE DAILY CATCH | F/V RIMRACK.

Mike Anderson from Rye Harbor is catching some fabulous Scallops right now.  If you are a lover of scallops, the season is now, and there is now better way than to purchase directly.  His wife Pat, is pier side and will help with your transaction.  Support the local fleet and enjoy the sea treats.

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