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New restrictions pose threats for local lobstermen – “It will be disastrous for these guys all the way from Sandwich to Hull,”

Green Harbor MaSince he set his first trap in 1963, Bill Adler’s life has revolved around commercial lobster fishing. But the future of the industry on which Adler and many others have thrived is in peril due to a new federal ban on fishing from January to April in Cape Cod Bay and part of Massachusetts Bay. Some lobstermen are estimating an annual loss between $50,000 and $70,000 due to the ban that is designed to protect endangered whales, Read the rest here 12:53