We Went Fishing with Japan's Shark Hunters

Okinawa's fishermen took VICE along on their annual shark hunt, and we met the scientists who study their haul once it's brought to shore.


The Japanese Shark Hunters Catching the Ocean's Fiercest Predators

We follow a group of fishermen off the coast of Okinawa as they gear up for a hunt.


This town voted to leave the EU — now they want back in

Grimsby voted "leave" to revive its fishing industry — but now locals are seeking an exemption from Brexit.


The Sea Is a Terrifying Place to Work

Fishing remains one of the most dangerous jobs in Canada. We talked to captains about their most hazardous experiences.


MUNCHIES Guide to Norway: From Sea to Table

The journey starts in Oslo.


‘Gangs’ of Killer Whales Are Harassing Alaskan Fishermen

Like pirates of the Bering Sea, orcas are chasing fishermen out of the area.


The Men Who Catch Your Lobsters Are Self-Medicating with Heroin

The physical demands of the job and a lack of resources combine to create one deeply wrong situation.


Why These Men Are Risking Their Health to Fish

Despite the signs all over the Santa Monica pier that read “DO NOT EAT CONTAMINATED FISH” in different languages, a group of fishermen continue to fish here everyday and eat every single fish that they catch.


The Beauty and Terror of Fishing for Monster Sharks

A new book documents the gore and the glory of the annual Monster Shark Tournament.


Why Brooklyn Needs a Japanese-Style Fish Market

When I see American fishermen properly handling and packaging fish in the way it deserves, I would love to pay them for the trouble of performing ikejime. That’s how I want to change the American seafood culture from the bottom up.


​Giant Squid Babies Found for the First Time

A Japanese marine biologist published a paper on the first records of a young giant squid.


Oysters in the Gulf of Mexico Are Still Screwed

We may have lost up to 508 million pounds of oyster meat thanks to the BP oil spill of 2010.