Upcoming Fishing Events Filter

Pacific Marine Expo

Seattle, WA November 21 - November 23

If you make your living on the water, you just can’t afford to miss it! More than 500 exhibitors including equipment companies, propulsion, builders, and suppliers and more Education sessions on marine safety, business management, regulatory issues and technical advancements, and more Daily events including live demonstrations, the Fisherman of… SEE MORE

Northeast Fishing and Hunting Show

New Haven, CT March 20 @ 12:00 PM - March 22 @ 5:00 PM

Since 1997, the Northeast Fishing & Hunting Show has been the premier destination for outdoors enthusiasts! Our show offers an extensive lineup of exhibitors, experts, seminars, demonstrations, competitions and more. Our dates are strategically timed to be just before the opening of the Spring fishing & hunting seasons and we’re… SEE MORE

Latest Fishing News Filter

https://maineboats.com/blog/2019/noaa-phase-out-paper-charts-beginning-next-year

NOAA to Phase Out Paper Charts Beginning Next Year

11/20/2019 by US Harbors

By Polly Saltonstall. The era of cartographers drawing charts is coming to a close. NOAA’s Office of Coast Survey has announced plans to phase out completely its production of traditional paper charts over the next five years in favor of electronic vector charts based on digital data. The announcement came… SEE MORE

Maryland Fishing Report.

Maryland Fishing Report Week of November 13th, 2019

11/13/2019 by US Harbors

By Keith Lockwood.  This fine looking crappie is held up by a proud Henry Gessford who was fishing in a lower Dorchester County river recently. Photo by Jody Gessford The colder weather has descended upon the Maryland landscape and few know it better than our furry, finned, and feathered friends… SEE MORE

Oyster Farming Has Small but Positive Impact on Chesapeake Bay

11/13/2019 by US Harbors

By David Malmquist, VIMS. The rapid growth of oyster aquaculture in the Chesapeake Bay has raised questions about its effects on water quality, with proponents touting benefits including reduction of water-column nutrients and increased clarity, and other stakeholders pointing to drawbacks such as enrichment of sediment nutrients and altered current… SEE MORE

Purchase of $46,000 Snow Crab Sets Records

11/13/2019 by US Harbors

By Cory Steig. A single snow crab sold for $46,000 (or 5 million yen) at an auction in Tottori, Japan, CNN reports. Nicknamed “five shining star” for its impressive shape and thick legs, the 2.7-pound crab was purchased by Tetsuji Hamashita, president of a Japanese fishery wholesaler. “I know it’s extreme. But… SEE MORE