Fishermen tired of getting ‘pushed around’ – Want to be allowed to sell cod to buyers outside the province

“Every year on Feb. 28, the cod season ends. Right now it’s extended for a month to drag cod, so they (large companies) are out there fishing it during the spawning season and we don’t hear any uproar from the union, from scientists or the provincial government,” Leonard said. Collett added that the way things are going, history is repeating itself as the same mistakes are occurring as in pre-moratorium days. Read more here  21:42

One Response to Fishermen tired of getting ‘pushed around’ – Want to be allowed to sell cod to buyers outside the province

  1. Gerald Drake says:

    They extended their fishery to give the big guys opportunity to catch their quota and every year we the inshore fisherman have to wait until the so called spawning season is over before we go fishing usually missing the the first part and the best part of the fishing season each year.It certainly tells you where their priority’s are.

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