Two fishermen were arrested after Defense Force officers discovered 312 juvenile conch on- board a boat two miles off the shore of West End yesterday afternoon.
The Bahamas Commercial Fishers Alliance says a ban on conch exports will not “collapse” the fishing industry. Resources are at a critical point and efforts must be made to preserve the volume of product.
Over 60 delegates from 19 countries spanning Central America and the Caribbean concluded a milestone meeting with a comprehensive roadmap for collective action in fisheries and aquaculture.
Bahamas government to “engage” the Dominican government on the longstanding issues with Dominican nationals poaching The Bahamas’ marine resources.
After releasing two blue marlin earlier on the final day, Black Gold reported to the committee boat that they were ‘hooked-up’.
Legendary fisherman and cultural icon, Bonefish Folley passed away peacefully in his sleep at the age of 91, Friday morning at his home in West End, Grand Bahama.
With the 2012 Crawfish Season now officially open, fishermen are being reminded of the new rules and warned that they will be heavily enforced this season.
Government has agreed to purchase 11 new vessels for the Royal Bahamas Defence Force to be able to better police Bahamian waters.
Local fishermen are finally speaking up about the severe and widespread corruption in the fishing industry, which includes the rampant transport of illegal cargo. The corruption has never been worse.