Photo illustration/New England Boating.

Photo illustration/New England Boating.

An article in the Gloucester Times profiles how the crisis in the fishing industry is leaving many Gloucester, Massachusetts fishermen unemployed, and some and their families even facing homelessness.

All along the waterfront, most of the city’s traditional commercial fleet sits idle. Some of the boats still heading out are manned by captains fishing alone. Some head out with short-handed crews because their meager catches can’t justify the extra hand or no one wants to work for short money.

Read more:

Gloucester Times


Share this Article On Facebook Twitter More...


Like New England Boating on Facebook. Follow us on Twitter.
Receive our Daily News Update:

Don’t forget to sign up for our monthly newsletter!

Each month our emailed newsletter keeps you up to speed on the top news items, videos, destinations, reviews and fishing articles on New England Boating, so you won’t miss a beat. It’s convenient, it’s free, and you can opt out at any time!