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NOAA step won’t aid local boats – “The area they want us to fish does absolutely no good to the Gloucester and New England fleet,”

A proposal to open portions of at least two areas previously closed to fishing in the waters off Cape Cod and Nantucket, with tight restrictions, would hold no benefit for Gloucester’s fishermen casting nets from smaller vessels and little for the few working larger off-shore boats, fishermen and others said Thursday. [email protected]gdt icon