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Scallop boats scramble for mooring space in Cobscook Bay

Maine’s annual A boat sits at its mooring Thursday off downtown Lubec. is due to start Dec. 1 and fishermen, eager to benefit from strong demand and record high prices, are setting their sights on Cobscook Bay, the most productive scallop fishing area in the state. But, more than any other year in recent memory, many are running into a fairly significant planning obstacle: Where are they going to keep their boats? Eastport, Lubec and Pembroke — all have fewer available places this year for fishermen to tie up their boats overnight than they did a year ago. Read the rest here 09:31