Charter Fishermen Worry for Cod Fishing Tours

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Fishing Charter, New England Boating, illustration. Local charter fishermen are criticizing proposed federal regulations that they fear could curtail their efforts to land cod in the Stellwagen Bank area of Massachusetts Bay, officials said.

Stellwagen Bank Charter Boat Association President Charlie Wade said the regulations could completely close a 73-square-mile area of the ocean to the hook-and-line groundfishing that “defines this area.”

Read more about proposed regulations for Stellwagen Bank.