Advisory Council to Assist New Bedford Fishermen

Photo illustration/New England Boating.
Photo illustration/New England Boating.

Local members of a newly formed fishing advisory council hope their group can help the greater New Bedford fishing industry survive increasingly Draconian federal regulations.

“We are getting to a point where we can’t wait longer. We have to see some kind of relief,” said local seafood consultant Jim Kendall, who is on the council. “The fishermen have one scene they see and science is slower and reluctant to agree to that picture. We need to get both groups of people on the same page.”

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