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Eel fishermen meet with DFO to prevent gear conflicts

The eel fishing season has started on Prince Edward Island and representatives from the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans have met with fishermen to help prevent any trouble. Higher eel prices and a decline in other fishing industries have encouraged people to harvest eels. Read more here 11:39

Hey. It had to happen. The state’s 400 licensed eel fishermen are being filmed for a show called ‘Eel of Fortune.’

Maine’s eel fishing season has the potential to be packed with drama. Made-for-TV drama, apparently. Crews from a proposed Animal Planet network show called “Eel of Fortune” have been in Portland and Yarmouth for the past week, trying to capture some of that drama on the rivers. continued