Rhode Island Fishermen Express Concerns About Upcoming Stock Assessments And Fishing Limits

Fishermen who attended a meeting Monday in Point Judith about upcoming groundfish stock assessments are unhappy with the data collection process for those assessments. The Northeast Fisheries Science Center, the research arm of NOAA Fisheries in the region, talked with commercial and recreational fishermen as a part of a series of port outreach meetings to hear fishermen’s concerns and to figure out how the science center could work to address them. Patrick Duckworth, a commercial fisherman who attended the meeting, said regulators are using bad scientific methods to collect data and set fishing limits. click here to read the story 08:43:52

  • Joel Hovanesian

    Ho hum ho hum, wake me up when this is over please. This photo was taken at the Pt. Judith “outreach” dog and pony show. Mr. Browns concern for the well being of our New England fishermen and their communities is truly something to behold.
    SSDD. Same Shit Different Day.
    When injustice becomes law….REBELLION BECOMES DUTY!