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  • Zine Roundup: Gone fishing

    A 38-year-old female deckhand who calls herself Moe Bowstern created the zine called Xtra Tuf to explore the turbulent culture of the fishing industry

  • Ocean fishing ban will be a drastic step

    The writer sees a sad future for coastal towns if commercial salmon fishing is halted next month

  • Who owns Klamath water — farmers or the public?

    A judge rules that Pacific Coast fishermen can intervene as a third party in a lawsuit between Klamath River Basin farmers and the federal government

  • Would quotas save the seas, or just big business

    Some fishermen fear that individual fishing quotas are likely to enrich corporations at the expense of small fishermen, while doing little to help the oceans

  • Fish farms take to the high seas

    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Fisheries Department is plotting a massive expansion of the U.S. fish-farming industry – but concerns are high among Indian tribes, health advocates and environmentalists

  • A new breed of marketers gives fishing towns a leg up

    In some struggling fishing communities like Coos Bay, Ore., small companies like John Warner’s K-Lyn Fisheries LLC are buying fish locally from small-boat fishermen and selling it directly to big-city wholesalers

  • Wilderness areas for the ocean

    Some fishermen and many environmentalists say the best way to create a healthy ocean is to set up "no-take marine reserves" – wilderness areas for fish

  • Mending the Nets

    Port Orford, Ore., is working hard to create a new kind of community-based, sustainable fisheries management for the over-fished ocean

  • How safe is that fillet?

    A new label from the Marine Stewardship Council and a pocket guide from California’s Monterey Bay Aquarium help consumers pick out sustainably harvested seafood

  • Expatriate fish could return a hero

    The Hofer rainbow trout, a foreign offspring of the Pacific rainbow, may be the answer to the cure for whirling disease, but wildlife managers are concerned about introducing the imported species, fearing it could displace native fish.

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