Capsized boat still afloat. Talk of a father and fishermen hiring a dive team to investigate and retrieve – video

fishing vessel miss allyFather wants search for missing N.S. fishermen to resume

 The father of one of the fishermen believed to have perished after their boat overturned off the coast of Nova Scotia in a storm is asking rescue teams not to give up their search for the five missing men. 6:47 PM ET Watch video

Community of missing N.S. fishermen ‘broken’ – ‘It’s been really tough’

Residents of a southwestern Nova Scotia community where five young fishermen were lost at sea are “broken” as they deal with the news that the search has been called off, said a Baptist pastor.Please Come Home

“I was with one of the family members last evening when that news came and of course, they’re broken and in very much pain,” said Phil Williams, pastor of the Calvary United Baptist Church in Lower Woods Harbour.

“As one old fisherman told me yesterday — who has been through times like these himself — he said with tears running down his cheeks, ‘We will get through this.'” Sadly, read more

Coast Guard medevacs fisherman near St. Paul, Alaska

uscg logoANCHORAGE, Alaska — A Coast Guard MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter crew forward deployed to St. Paul Island medevaced a fisherman with circulatory complications from a fishing vessel 60 miles southwest of the island Tuesday. Read more

Tribes, cable groups protest plan for tidal-power project

The tribes are concerned the turbines will interfere with fishing; cable interests say lines in the area could be damaged. The first draft of the study concluded the turbines would not interfere with tribal fishing in part because “the size of the project would be very small relative to the fishing area. There is no current use of the project site as a commercial salmon fishery.” Read more