Tag Archives: F/V Miss Maegan

Captains face charges after alleged illegal harvest

Two fishing boat captains are facing criminal charges after state environmental police say they caught the men harvesting surf clams in an area off Herring Cove Beach where fishing for the bivalves is prohibited. Matthews Collins, 29, of New Bedford, is scheduled to be arraigned today in Orleans District Court for allegedly harvesting surf clams onboard the F/V Aimee Marie on March 24,, The captain of the F/V Miss Maegan, Keith Opozda, 31, will also be summonsed to court to face a charge of harvesting surf clams shoreward of the 12-foot depth contour line at the same time as Collins, Read the rest here 15:55

State boards 2 clam dredging boats off Provincetown, seizes clams, one Skipper arrested on unrelated charge

On the morning of March 24, Massachusetts Environmental Police patrolling off the coast of Provincetown in the patrol boat Jessie observed two fishing vessels, the Aimee Marie and Miss Maegan, harvesting the surf clams in less than 12 feet of water, according to Peter Lorenz, communications director for the Executive Office of Energy & Environmental Affairs. Read the rest here 10:36