The View From Atlantic Avenue

After a long hiatus, the Island Ad-Vantages, a local publication, decided to bring back its local fisheries column in partnership with Maine Center for Coastal Fisheries. The column can be found in the weekly paper distributed every Friday. The most recent edition including a local fisheries log can be found below.

Week of July 2 – Earlier this spring, the State of Maine (Maine Technology Institute, Focus Maine, and project partners) . . .
Week of June 25 – We at MCCF are very proud of Gavin Eaton, a sophomore at Deer Isle-Stonington High School . . .
Week of June 18 – It’s that time of year when the high school seniors finish up their studies and graduate.
Week of June 11 – I hope readers have taken the opportunity over these past few weeks to witness the spring run . . .
Week of June 4 – “I enjoy people very much, and I feel that there are no dumb questions.” That’s what Captain Leroy . . .
Week of May 28 – The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many businesses to ponder how and when they can re-open . . .
Week of May 21 – This summer Pat Shepard, Collaborative Research Specialist for MCCF, will once again lead . . .
Week of May 14 – A few weeks ago we shared the news that the Maine DMR was initiating . . .
Week of May 7 – Many people have asked us about how the fishermen are handling their work . . .
Week of April 30 – Right now, the annual return of alewife (Alosa pseudoharengus), or . . .
Week of April 23 – Many readers look forward to fresh halibut in the late spring.
Week of April 16 – Last week in Washington DC, US District Court Judge . . .
Week of April 9 – In a normal spring, the Elver fishery would start around . . .
Week of April 2 – The COVID-19 pandemic is having a devastating effect on seafood markets everywhere . . .
Week of March 26 – Clearly the COVID-19 situation is having dramatic impacts on all of us . . .
Week of March 19 – Over the past few weeks, the COVID-19 virus has raised quite the ruckus . . .
Week of March 12 – At the recently held Maine Fisherman’s Forum in Rockport . . .
Week of March 5 – I visited with Marsden Brewer last week to talk about aquaculture.
Week of February 27 – Readers interested in what is happening with offshore wind energy developments . . .
Week of February 20 – Several weeks ago, the Department of Marine Resources submitted a proposed plan . . .
Week of February 13 – The Department of Marine Resources recently closed a large area . . .
Week of February 6 – Safety training forums coming to Downeast Maine.
Week of January 30 – I bumped into Clare Grindal this morning . . .
Week of January 23 – What’s new with the Eastern Maine Skippers Program?
Week of January 16 – What is the status of the creation of a new apprenticeship program for the scallop fishery?
Week of January 9 – What’s the latest on the lobster fishery regulations related to right whale interactions?