Tag Archives: Fish Aid

Fishing stakeholders’ focus shifts from rules to survival

gdt iconPaul J. Diodati knew he was venturing into something of a maelstrom when he traveled to Gloucester on Monday night to listen to the concerns of local fishermen and stakeholders, while offering some fashion of a state of the state fisheries assessment at the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries offices on Emerson Avenue. Read [email protected]  02:58

The Shrinking Portions of Fish Aid Pie – Federal Budget Includes $75 Million In Aid For Struggling Fishing Industry

A portion of that funding will go to compensate commercial fishermen in the Northeast for losses in profits after the allowable harvest of several species of “groundfish” were cut deeply last year, and for the foreseeable future. It is not yet known how much of the funding will go to the Northeast fishermen specifically or how much, if any, will be made available for New York fishermen. Read [email protected] 17:20