New England Boating & Fishing News


  • Massive Basking Shark Washes Up in Maine

    The carcass of a 26-foot male basking shark was discovered by local fishermen on the shores of Greenland Cove in Bremen, Maine, on January 4...

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  • Coast Guard Delivers Gloucester Christmas Present

    On December 24, the Coast Guard Cutter Tahoma towed a 61-foot fishing vessel that had become disabled 95 miles east of Cape Ann, MA. The tow...

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  • Fishing Vessel Tow Takes 5 Days

    The Coast Guard cutter Tahoma towed a disabled fishing vessel for five days in mid-December. The Coast Guard received a call for assistance ...

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  • Block Island Shark Study Expanding

    The Atlantic Shark Institute, based in Wakefield, Rhode Island, is expanding its study of great white sharks in the waters around Block Isla...

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  • Newport, RI, Harbormaster Tim Mills Passes at Age 58

    Newport, RI, boating community was saddened to learn of the passing of Harbormaster Tim Mills, who died unexpectedly after collapsing at his...

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  • Longtime Wellfleet, MA, Harbormaster to Retire

    Michael Flanagan. who has served as Wellfleet, MA, harbormaster for the past 22 years, will retire at the end of this year, according to the...

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