ANALYSIS: Why are fishermen angry about the new cod quotas if they can’t catch cod anyway?

logoIn the wake of Wednesday’s  vote by the New England Fishery Management Council to slash cod catch  rates by 77% in the Gulf of Maine and by 55% in Georges Bank,the  question arose: “Why, if the fishermen can’t find fish anyway, do they care if the quota is cut?”  Saving Seafood interviewed fishermen,  industry members, and scientists to pose that question, and compiled their answers.  The result follows: Read more