Tag Archives: Cape Cod Fisheries Trust

Creating a Safe Harbor for a Village Heritage

wolf-in-sheeps-clothing-scaled500-e1371562470325MORRO BAY, Calif. — Anyone seeking to learn about the fishing heritage of this port city, named for the huge rock that dominates its harbor, need only amble over to the “Liar’s Bench,” a sitting area along the Embarcadero for fishermen prone to telling tall tales.,,their brethren in Cape Cod?  The Liar’s bench. huh! Read more here  07:09 CLF and CLF Ventures: or we get rich by litigating the hostile takeover and trading away of public resources for corporate exploitation while claiming to save the planet.

Investing in Sustainable Fishing: Giving a New Lease on Life for New England Fishing Communities

When Americans today think of the first Thanksgiving feast, we often lean on our childhood history lesson version of events; the brave settlers celebrating with their new neighbors the survival of those first harsh months in a new world. (I don’t see things the same as the author, but hey,  you be the judge.) Read more here 15:37

Meet the fisherman: Scott Nolan – fishing for sea clams

“It used to be a bigger fishery,” Scott says of sea clamming. “There used to be 100 to 150 boats fishing for them at one time and then after they went to this quota system in the early 90s, the boats started disappearing because of what they call consolidation, where these big companies ended up owning most of the quota and all of the small independent guys got out of the business. Now it’s down to around 50 boats fishing for sea clams in federal water.” Scott is able to fish for sea clams because he leases quota from the Cape Cod Fisheries Trust [email protected] 12:52