Daily Archives: December 5, 2021

Images of Oregon Coast Crabbers Aglow from Outerspace!

As commercial crabbing on the Oregon coast opens on time for the first time in several years, the state’s crabbing fleet makes an impression in outer space. A satellite from the National Weather Service (NWS) managed to capture an enormous pattern of glowing dots skirting the edge of the state’s shoreline, turning out to be a spectacular shot of Oregon crabbing boats from several miles up just beyond our atmosphere. The NWS sent out the photo this week after checking its satellite feed, finding not just the usual, unmistakable glow of city lights in the valley towns, but a bundle of dots just offshore. >click to read< 11:31

North Carolina Fisheries Association Weekly Update for December 3, 2021

Shocked or Not, You Should Be Disgusted! Prior to the November MFC meeting, when the draft Shrimp FMP would be voted on, the following post was made by ” Rick S ” on social media.,, Legislative updates, Bill updates, Calendar, >Click here to read the Weekly Update<, to read all the updates >click here<, for older updates listed as NCFA >click here<  09:43

Fishermen charged in Truck Beach trespass case say delay in proceedings violates right to due process

East Hampton fishermen rallied on the steps of the Supreme Court building in Riverhead last week to decry actions tied to a civil case that they said not only deprives them of beach rights but threatens their right to due process. Last month, a Suffolk County Supreme Court judge temporarily delayed criminal proceedings against the 14 East Hampton residents cited for trespassing on an Amagansett beach known as Truck Beach and long popular for 4×4 vehicles. The men were issued the summons during an Oct. 17 act of civil disobedience ,,, Dan Rodgers, who is representing the men charged with trespass,,, “We believe the homeowners have first stolen the beach and now they’re stealing their rights,”,,, >click to read<  08:33