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Letter: Federal fisheries legislation needed – Sam Parisi, Gloucester

As I said before, we need long-term help for our fleet. This means that we need a fisheries bill. manatthewheel and our fishermen need a bill of their own. If we continue with the same restrictive fishing policies for small boats, there will not be anyone left to fish. The industry as a whole will collapse. It’s almost there now and we cannot let this happen. By the way, Gloucester’s fleet is largely made up of small boats. We need a comprehensive fisheries bill to save the industry from disaster. If the government does not step up to the plate and throw a life ring to the industry, there will be no fishery left for anyone. Read the rest here 07:45