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4 years 8 months ago

Massachusetts fishermen warn of dire future

Fisherman Al Cottone gestured to his fishing boat, tucked in a cold corner of Gloucester harbor Tuesday, and told the nation's fisheries chief he might not be in business much longer. A decade ago, Cottone downsized to the small, 45-foot dragger after his fishing partner, his father, retired. He...

5 years 4 weeks ago

Fishermen converge on Massachusetts to protest practices

Hundreds of fishermen from the Northeast have gathered in Massachusetts to rally against what they say are "unrealistic" regulations and "dysfunctional" fisheries management. Some carrying signs that say "Let Fishermen Fish" and "Stop Underfishing" are protesting Friday in front of the New England headquarters of the National Marine Fisheries Service...

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