A Documentary: “Last Man Fishing” to debut in Newburyport

Being a small local fisherman is not easy today.,, On Saturday, Sept. 14, a new documentary “Last Man Fishing” will premiere at the Newburyport Documentary Film Festival.,, “It’s a dirty business,” said Rider. “We pay a fee for every fish we catch. We have to buy the rights to catch those fish, and we have a landlord who takes 20 to 30 percent of what we make.” The dying industry is a shift in coastal America like never before. The policies put in place have created a system that leads to consolidation in the industry. Government regulations make it difficult for small business owners, especially fishermen, to make a living. >click to read< 12:30

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