Cod quotas slashed on Cape Cod

As of Wednesday cod quotas for Cape Cod fishermen have been  slashed 61 percent on Georges Bank and 77 percent in the Gulf of Maine (north of  Provincetown). The bad news is they’ll hardly notice it. “The reality is we were at those levels the last fishing  year. We’ve already taken the cuts. We can’t find codfish,” observed Tom Dempsey  the Policy Director for the Cape Cod Commercial Hook-fishermen’s  Association. continued