• lobster fishery August 15, 2021 5:28 pm

    Lobster Boat Tracking Coming to Protect Whales and Other Fishery

    America’s lobster fishing businesses could be subjected to electronic tracking requirements to try to protect vulnerable right whales and get a better idea of the population of the valuable crustaceans. An arm of the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, an interstate regulatory authority, said this month it is considering implementing the tracking requirements for lobster boats that have federal...

  • fishing boat July 13, 2021 10:58 am

    Whale Hits Fishing Boat Off Block Island

    A Montauk fisherman who said he’s been fishing off the coast of Block Island for years describes an encounter with a whale that put a hole in his boat and sent his friend overboard.

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