Fishing Industry News

The Trump administration moves to expand offshore oil leases, which could make the sight of oil drilling platforms more common on every coast.

Florida stone crab. Florida Sea Grant photo.
Florida stone crab. Florida Sea Grant photo.

“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times” pretty much sums up Florida’s 2018-19 stone crab harvest season.

Hurricane Dorian's Sept. 6 landfall flooded Ocracoke Island, N.C. Coast Guard video image/ PO1 Stephen Lehmann.

In the water, naval architect Tom Farrell “inclined” the Starlight and wrote a new stability booklet for the now more stable vessel.

Dorian's hit comes almost exactly one year after Hurricane Florence came ashore near Wilmington, N.C., close to the South Carolina border.

Mississippi beach closures
Officials in Mississippi have closed all 21 of the state's public beaches as a result of toxic bacterial blooms.

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