The high-priced taste of Maine shrimp

Feb 17, 2016
Some fishermen are catching the coveted seafood in the name of science.
Maine shrimp are unloaded from a trawler, the De Dee Mae II, as part of a limited catch for research.
Caroline Losneck

A fisherman’s plan to feed the world and reduce climate change

Nov 19, 2015
A new model of ocean farming could revolutionize the seafood industry.

Fishermen: Patiently waiting for something to bite

Oct 31, 2014
As cod fish disappear, we look at how the fishing industry might adapt

Catfish business leveling out in rural Alabama

Oct 23, 2014
Catfish farmer Townsend Kyser on how the economy feels. Plus, a catfish recipe.

Some see dollar signs in invasive fish

Sep 25, 2012
U.S. exporters hope to sate Chinese demand for Asian carp.
An Asian carp leaps into the air on the Illinois River in Peoria, Ill.
Mira Oberman/AFP/Getty Images

Lobster glut causing tension between Maine and Canada

Aug 10, 2012
Lobster prices are at rock bottom lows. And that's causing a cross-border fight between Maine lobstermen and Canadian ones. The Canadian lobstermen have been blocking their American counterparts from dropping off their catch at Canadian processing plants.

Drought conditions hit Rocky Mountain tourism

Jun 26, 2012
Colorado got only 2 percent of its normal snowpack, which means low rivers this summer. But what's bad for rafting guides is good for fishermen.

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