LI Sound Lobstermen Weigh Fishery Options
September 27, 2011
TheDay.com: Shutting down the lobster season for a few months of the year would be the fairest way to reduce the lobster harvest in Long Island Sound by 10 percent, local lobstermen told state officials Thursday.
“Either close it in June or close it in September and October, because that way it would affect everybody the same way,” Challen Young of Waterford said during a hearing on the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries‘ Commission’s proposal. “The closed season is the way to go.”