BlueFin Tuna Quota Change

  Atlantic Highly Migratory Species News The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) adjusts the daily Atlantic bluefin tuna (BFT) retention limit for vessels permitted in the commercial Atlantic tunas General category and the Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Charter/Headboat category for the time period of September 1, 2009, through December 31, 2009, from the default limit…

Six people rescued from sinking boat out of Va Beach

  The U.S. Coast Guard and some good Samaritans helped rescue six people from a sinking boat northeast of Lynnhaven Inlet on Sunday. The 28-foot boat Fishbones was taking on water about 30 miles east of Elizabeth City, N.C., at about 8:30 a.m., a Coast Guard news release said. The crew of the Canyon Express…

IFA Redfish Tour, Hobie Cat Company Announce Start Of Kayak-Only Fishing Tour In 2010

  (Aug. 27, 2009)... The national leader in lucrative and high-level inshore tournaments across the southeastern United States, the IFA Redfish Tour takes inshore tournament fishing to the anglers - allowing them to fish close to home, minimize expenses and cash in on big purses. In keeping with the IFA’s desire to make inshore fishing…

Reggie Fountain talks about Chapter 11 filing

  Fountain Powerboat Industries chairman and CEO Reggie Fountain was upbeat this morning as he talked about the plan to bring his company through Chapter 11 reorganization and to continue to build the boats that have borne his name since 1979. See Related Articles Documents detail Fountain's assets Fountain files Chapter 11 Fountain looks for…

Raymarine confirms buyout talks with Garmin

In response to press speculation, British marine electronics manufacturer Raymarine has confirmed that it is in talks for the sale of the company with parties including American communication and navigation specialist Garmin. Raymarine confirms buyout talks with Garmin

Chesapeake bridge closed to vehicle, water traffic after collision

The Gilmerton Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic this afternoon while divers clean up debris that was knocked into the water when a tug clipped the structure's fender system, a city news release says. Chesapeake bridge closed to vehicle, water traffic after collision | HamptonRoads.com | PilotOnline.com