Fishermen’s News October 2014

Click here to download a PDF of this article. Independence Requires Organization By Zeke Grader For many years the masthead of Fishermen’s News read “The Advocate for the Independent Fisherman.” While that has changed now to “The Advocate for the Commercial Fisherman,” the notion of the independent fisherman, self-reliant and answerable only to the forces … Continue reading Fishermen’s News October 2014

Fishermen’s News November 2014

Click here to download a PDF of this article. Are Fishing Communities Destined to Become Company Towns? By Zeke Grader, Dave Bitts, Glen Spain We’ve heard it all before, in one variation or another: “They’re trying to steal our fish,” or “They just want to put us out of business.” “They” might mean government or … Continue reading Fishermen’s News November 2014

Fishermen’s News December 2014

Click here to download a PDF of this article. Rethinking Fisheries Management: Why Fisheries Management Fails By Glen Spain The following are slightly updated excepts from a presentation given by PCFFA’s Glen Spain at the 10th Biennial Conference of the International Institute of Fisheries Economics and Trade (IIFET) at Oregon State University, 10-14 July, 2000. … Continue reading Fishermen’s News December 2014

Fishermen’s News January 2015

Download a PDF of this article here. NOAA’s War on Fisheries By Zeke Grader It’s never been a good relationship. In an uneasy marriage arranged by the Stratton Commission back in LBJ’s Administration and consummated by the Nixon reorganization, the nation’s fisheries agency never fit well in a largely science agency, run by scientists (or … Continue reading Fishermen’s News January 2015

Fishermen’s News December 2012

Click here to download a PDF of this article. FISHERIES AGENDA 2013 Seven Issues For Action Next Year — Part I By Zeke Grader, Glen Spain and Sara Randall We’re writing this list of recommended actions before the elections with no idea who will win. But regardless of the outcomes of the election, and no … Continue reading Fishermen’s News December 2012