National Fisherman’s history is long and rich. The roots of what has become the only U.S. national commercial fishing publication can be traced back to a fish report in a local Maine newspaper, the Belfast Republican Journal, which started in 1921.
In 2000, we developed a new National Fisherman mission statement — Informed fishermen. Profitable fisheries. Sustainable fish. We think this sums up National Fisherman’s position in the market and the messages we deliver to the markets we serve.