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Video: FAB Present Petition To Government

Video: FAB Present Petition To Government

[Updated] The Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda [FAB] is presenting a petition to the Government today [Jan 13] noting that they are ”hardworking Bermudian fishermen who have to date tried to participate in the BOPP proceedings but due to the foreign oversight and predetermined outcomes have been overlooked and undervalued.” Update: The live... Read more of this article

Fishermen’s Association To Present Petition

Fishermen’s Association To Present Petition

The Fishermen’s Association of Bermuda will be presenting a petition to the Government on Friday [Jan 13] noting that they are ”hardworking Bermudian fishermen who have to date tried to participate in the BOPP proceedings but due to the foreign oversight and predetermined outcomes have been overlooked and undervalued.” A letter... Read more of this article

Over 600 Sign Fishermen’s Association Petition

Over 600 Sign Fishermen’s Association Petition

Over 600 people have signed an online petition from the Fishermen’s Association calling to ‘Stop BOPP fishing closures.’ The petition states, “We, the undersigned, stand in support of Bermuda’s fishing industry and in preserving our important heritage. We demand that the Bermuda Government immediately halt all moves to... Read more of this article

Column: Fishing, BOPP, Consultation & More

Column: Fishing, BOPP, Consultation & More

[Opinion column written by PLP Senator Lindsay Simmons] Your Government believes it is essential to not only lay out the facts after the recent press conference held by the Fisherman’s Association of Bermuda. We also want to assure the public that, as your Government, we remain committed to listening to, respecting, and working in collaboration... Read more of this article

Video: Fishing Industry Responds To Govt

Video: Fishing Industry Responds To Govt

The Fishermen’s Association Bermuda has released a video to further respond to the Government, stating that the Steering Committee mostly consists of Government departments and said the Government has “inserted tokenism” to “give the impression that the fishing industry is fairly involved in the consultation and voting process.” Screenshot... Read more of this article

Video: Fishing Industry Press Conference

Video: Fishing Industry Press Conference

[Updated] Members of the local fishing industry are holding a press conference this afternoon [Nov 24], and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below Update: The Government issued a response, it follows in full below: The Ministry of Home Affairs... Read more of this article

Lauren Allen Releases “An Itch To Fish” Book

Lauren Allen Releases “An Itch To Fish” Book

[Written by Don Burgess] Treasured memories of fishing with her father, Richard, led Lauren Allen to write a children’s book about her experiences. She started working on An Itch to Fish one year ago with help from the Bermuda Economic Development Corporation summer programme. Ms. Allen, 24, said, “It was inspired by fishing trips that I’ve gone... Read more of this article

Ministry: Lobster Season Opens On Thursday

Ministry: Lobster Season Opens On Thursday

The Ministry of Home Affairs is advising the public that the 2022-23 lobster season opens on Thursday [Sept 1] and will run until March 31, 2023. A Government spokesperson said, “This season will see fewer participants in the commercial spiny lobster trap fishery and the recreational lobster diver fishery due to a decline in the numbers of the local... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: BAC Junior Fishing Tournament

Photos & Video: BAC Junior Fishing Tournament

The Bermuda Anglers Club [BAC] Junior Fishing Tournament was held yesterday [Aug 14] with prizes up for grabs in several categories for boys and girls, which include fishing from the shore or from a boat. After a day of fishing, the young anglers made their way to the weigh-in at 3.00pm on Front Street, where their catches were weighed and recorded.  Read More →

Annual Junior Fishing Tournament On August 14

Annual Junior Fishing Tournament On August 14

The Bermuda Anglers Club annual Junior Fishing Tournament will be held on Sunday, August 14 and is open to boy and girls under the age of 17. A spokesperson said, “It’s free to enter. Fishing starts at 8.30am and every child who has entered the event and who comes to the weigh station west of the flagpole on Front Street will receive a free t-shirt. “Prizes... Read more of this article

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

US Coast Guard Reviews Successful Enforcement

U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear Admiral Shannon Gilreath, Commander of the United States Coast Guard’s Mid-Atlantic Region following the completion of a successful fisheries enforcement operation earlier this year. A spokesperson said, “U.S. Consul General Karen Grissette supported a visit this week by Rear... Read more of this article

Photos: 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

Photos: 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

The 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown was recently held in Bermuda, with the fishing event involving some 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world taking part. The organisers previously said, “Boats and participants competing in the Bermuda Billfish Blast from July 3-7, Bermuda Big Game Classic from July 14-18, or Sea Horse Anglers Club Billfish... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Look At Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

Photos: 3D Look At Bermuda Triple Crown Boats

The 3D pop up graphics below offer a unique look at the 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown, with the fishing event involving some 35 boats and over 200 crew from around the world taking part. You can view all our coverage of 2022 Bermuda Triple Crown event here, view past 3D photo galleries here, and view ‘virtual art’ themed videos here on Bernews.TV.  Read More →