North Atlantic

Shark Tournament to Make Splash in New Bedford This Weekend
Sport fishermen from around the region will converge upon New Bedford this weekend as the 30th annual North Atlantic Monster Shark Tournament gets underway.
Organizer Frank Papp says the tournament is an all around crowd pleaser. "Everyone's interested in sharks, seeing them up close an…
Shark Tournament in New Bedford Off to Big Start
The 2nd Annual North Atlantic Shark Tournament is already off to a better start than last year's.
The tournament, with it's home base anchored at Pier 3 in New Bedford, welcomed it's first catch of the weekend Friday afternoon, with the fishing boat Soul Mate hauling in a 329-pound Por…
Mayor: Offshore Wind Projects Will Come To New Bedford
City officials say they're disappointed that financial issues have stalled the Cape Wind project, and its plan to use New Bedford as a staging area for its offshore wind turbines. But Mayor Jon Mitchell feels New Bedford is still very much in the picture for other wind projects in the Atlantic.…
New England Fishing Regulators Approve Drastic Cuts
New England's fishing regulators have approved deep cuts in catch limits for cod in two key fishing grounds in the North Atlantic.  The Regional Fisheries Management Council approved the cuts at the end of a day long meeting in Portsmouth, New Hampshire...