Maine Scallopers to Face Restrictions


Bangor Daily News: The [Maine] Department of Marine Resources on Wednesday [January 29] took no action to further restrict scallop fishing from the New Hampshire border to Penobscot Bay, but said further steps — such as those already taken in the rest of the state — would be necessary to sustain the fishery through the rest of the season.

Fishermen from southwestern Maine gathered at the Lincoln County Communications Center found no consensus on what steps should be taken — or if any are needed at all.

Read more about the potential restrictions being placed on Maine scallopers.