Lobstermen share concerns about 2013 season – Glut of lobster expected next season – video

The commissioner of the  Maine Department of Marine Resources met with concerned fishermen in Scarborough  and Bath on Wednesday. There was a great deal of  concern, and there wasn’t an empty seat at either meeting. Seasoned lobstermen said  prices for their catch in 2012 was so low that it was almost not worth pulling  their traps. One lobsterman, who said  he has been fishing the waters off Scarborough all of his life, said he’s not  sure what anyone can do to change the trend and believed it’s a cycle like  anything else. Read more