Old men on their sea: Experienced fishermen tell their tales on Chatham Fish Pier

Now semi-retired, Bennett is one of the old salts who greet visitors as part of the Pier Host program sponsored by the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance. Although Chatham is the biggest fishing port on the Cape, it is home primarily to family fishing operations. They are truly small businesses — often two or three people in a boat doing their part to satisfy the public’s nearly insatiable hunger for seafood. Drawn from the ranks of longtime fishermen, the pier hosts have probably forgotten more about fishing than most visitors will ever know. Read the rest here! 09:48