Commercial shrimpers who spent much of the summer mopping up oil in the Gulf of Mexico say the first day back to doing what they normally do was a good one.
Shrimpers indicate the first catch since BP's disastrous spill was plentiful and, just as importantly, free of oil.... more »
A proposed land swap in western Colorado that would benefit a Florida billionaire, who's also a donor to U.S. Rep. John Salazar, is opposed by hunters and fishermen who say the plan smells of political favoritism.
Salazar's spokesman says he's simply trying to help a constituent by proposing the... more »
Calmer weather has arrived along the Gulf Coast, where masses of oil continue to lurk offshore. So far, only oil sheens have reached into some coastal waters.
The oil's slow progress is allowing crews and volunteers to lay boom in front of shorelines. The calmer wind and waves should... more »
Three crew members of a Japanese whaling vessel suffered face and eye injuries from acid fired by anti-whaling protesters during their latest clash in the Antarctic Ocean, their Japanese employers said Friday.
The Sea Shepherd protesters said they shot butyric acid, produced from stinking rancid butter, which they often... more »
Giant squid weighing up to 60 pounds have invaded the California waters off Newport Beach and are being caught by sport fishermen by the hundreds.
The squid showed up last week and anglers started booking twilight fishing trips over the weekend to catch them.
The animals weigh between... more »
Hundreds of fishermen from the Northeast have gathered in Massachusetts to rally against what they say are "unrealistic" regulations and "dysfunctional" fisheries management. Some carrying signs that say "Let Fishermen Fish" and "Stop Underfishing" are protesting Friday in front of the New England headquarters of the National Marine Fisheries Service... more »
Scores of giant Nomura jellyfish are causing big problems for Japanese fishermen.
The jellyfish are 3-6 feet long and are so heavy, they clog and break fishing nets. Some of jellyfish weigh over 300 pounds.
Fishermen are fighting back by using a series of nets to separate the... more »