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Florida Teens Catch Rare Sawfish

(WBBH) Talk about a big fish. Two teenage fishermen spending the week on Sanibel caught a 350-pound endangered sawfish. The two teens from Ormand Beach say they fish almost every day, whether they're at home or on vacation. They had a feeling they may catch something big on Wednesday night -- but ne Full story

Re-opening of fishing grounds debated

A plan to allow certain New England fishermen back into fishing grounds where they've long been banned was so objectionable to environmentalists that two groups sued to kill it months before it was officially released. Full story

Croatian fishermen fear EU entry may sink their trade

UMAG, Croatia (Reuters) - An English-language sign at the fishermen's pier in the northern Adriatic town of Umag reads: "This fishing port was rebuilt with the support of the European Union". Full story

Rising radioactive spills leave Fukushima fishermen floundering

HISANOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Dozens of crabs, three small sharks and scores of fish thump on the slippery deck of the fishing boat True Prosperity as captain Shohei Yaoita lands his latest haul, another catch headed not for the dinner table but for radioactive testing. Full story

Death knell for cod fishermen?

   At America’s oldest fishing port in Gloucester, Mass., a way of life is dying off as federal restrictions limit the number of Atlantic cod that can be caught. The fishermen, who haven’t been able to meet their cod quotas, are now facing new restrictions that are even more strict. NBC’s Ron Mott repo

Palestinians allowed more access to land, sea

   Life slowly returns to normal in Gaza, where eight days of air strikes forced residents indoors. And fishermen and farmers may work in areas previously closed off to them. NBC’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports.

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