National Fisherman May 2021 Preview

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Scandies Rose / Sanitation: Heads Up / Scalloper Launch May / 2021


I N F O R M E D F I S H E R M E N • P R O F I TA B L E F I S H E R I E S • S U S TA I N A B L E F I S H

Bycatch Cutters New nets and high tech keep unwanted catch out of midwater hauls


In this issue


Brian Hagenbuch

National Fisherman / May 2021 / Vol. 102, No. 01

Weak links in the Bering Sea crab fleet



No. 15 for Nordic

Cover Story \ Lights, camera, excluder New nets and digital monitoring technology help pelagic trawlers beat back bycatch.

Features / Boats & Gear

On Deck 06

Northern Lights


Editor’s Log


Fishing Back When


Mail Buoy


A Letter from NMFS

Dock Talk


Gulf of Maine wind research is an ‘array’ indeed, and not in a good way.

Around the Coasts & Market Reports


Permit News


Last Set / Dutch Harbor, Alaska

Larry Chowning

Shared values are one way to connect with your seafood customers.

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Around the Yards A Maine-built longliner for the West Coast; landing craft doubles in salmon and crabs; gillnetter returns to Carolina birthplace.


Duckworth Steel Boats delivers another scalloper for the Nordic Fisheries fleet.

Product Roundup Turbo toilets; Headhunter’s latest MSD; DeckHand Pro’s new electronic logbook system.

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Advertiser Index

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Duckworth Steel Boats

Katherine Hellen-Schneider

The Scandies Rose investigation looks at stability, icing regs and more.

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