Lobstermen nervous over possible federal closures

“The Large Eastern Maine habitat management area is exactly that: large, encompassing nearly 1,700 square kilometers of the most productive lobster fishing grounds in New England,” said Stonington lobsterman and Maine Lobster Advisory Council member Genevieve Kurilec McDonald. “While the current proposal does not include a restriction on lobster gear, I’m not willing to gamble on the uncertainty that lobster gear could be restricted in the future under Option 5.” Read the rest here 20:24

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