Tag Archives: FISHING

Restricting Commercial Fishing in the Arctic Ocean

In what is being called an historic agreement, countries have joined forces and agreed to a moratorium on commercial fishing within the unregulated Arctic Ocean. Five countries with Arctic shorelines, the United States, Canada, Russia, Norway, and Denmark (representing Greenland), … Continue reading

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Boating Accident Victim in Downtown Jacksonville was Fishing, Still Critical

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The man who was critically injured in a boating accident on the St. Johns River in downtown Jacksonville was fishing. According to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), 66-year-old Jacksonville resident Rodney M. Abernethy was … Continue reading

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Crewman Seriously Injured On Alaska Fishing Vessel KITTIWAKE

A nineteen year old crewman has reportedly been seriously injured while working on the deck of the 38-foot fishing vessel KITTIWAKE. The accident happened on August 18th when a line under tension snapped, striking Daniel Cornelius in the head, causing … Continue reading

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Alaska Fishing Vessel ABBY LOUISE Sinks near Cordova

June 6, 2011 – The 44-foot fishing vessel ABBY LOUISE sank Saturday in Orca Inlet about seven miles southwest of Cordova. The cause of the sinking is unknown, and the Coast Guard is working to contain environmental damage. As of … Continue reading

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Container Ship Sinks Fishing, Boat 3 Missing

On May 19, 2011 the fishing vessel Sandy Point, owned by Omega Protein was struck broadside and sunk by a 660 foot container ship. Three crewman remain missing. The fishing vessel, Sandy Point, was a 163 foot pogy boat owned … Continue reading

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