Fishermen’s News ceases publication after 75 years

The commercial fishing industry has seen dramatic events in the last 75 years, and during that time, Fishermen’s News has been around to document and report those changes. One of the most important changes, at least in the life of this editor, was the acquisition of Fishermen’s News by me and my brother, Peter, in 2000. Former publisher and editor Walt Kisner was ready to retire, and he didn’t want to sell his paper to “the man,” so he reached out to the sons of his former partner, Dick Philips.  >click to read< 12:54

2 Responses to Fishermen’s News ceases publication after 75 years

  1. Jake Everich says:

    A real loss, was the best industry publication out there. “National” Fisherman lost all of my respect after advocating for Marine Protected Areas.

  2. Joel says:

    Fu&$ National Fishermen. They’re a disgrace to the rank and file fishermen of this country.

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