Tag Archives: ground-fishermen

Maine House won’t overturn fines for lobsters bycaught by ground fishermen

AUGUSTA — Maine-based groundfishing boats that catch lobsters in federally regulated waters probably will continue to face the threat fines as large as $50,000, with the defeat of a bill that would have lifted the state-assessed penalties on Maine fishermen. continued @ kennebecjournal

The Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative – Check it out before NOAA WIPES IT OUT!

The Yankee Fisherman’s Cooperative was founded in 1990 to meet the needs of the local NH fishing community. The Co-op’s sixty plus members consist of ground-fishermen (catching cod, Pollock, haddock, flounder, etc.), lobstermen, lobstermen, and shrimpers.

YFC will be offering shares for the upcoming Northern Shrimp season. As a participant in the community supported fishery, you will support ecologically minded New Hampshire commercial fishermen and sustainably wild caught shrimp. Your shrimp will also carry the NH Fresh and Local brand which ensures that it was landed in NH and is the freshest available.