NewHampshire Fishermen collect 35 tons of lobster traps from coast

seacoastonline – RYE — It’s been a harsh winter with many storms ravaging the Seacoast. More than 75 fishermen from Seabrook to Portsmouth and about a dozen community volunteers on Saturday converged on the beaches of Rye and Hampton to clean up nearly 35 tons of lobster traps and fishing gear. “We started at low tide about 7:30 (Saturday) morning,” said Eric Anderson, president of the New Hampshire Commercial Fishermen’s Association. “The cleanup went along quickly with the nice weather. There was a lot more debris this year.” continued

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