SeacoastOnline: Dennis Robillard has been fishing for 25 years, offshore and inshore, draggers and gillnetters, and for most of that time he has been the captain of his own boat.

But enough is enough, he says.

It was the federally mandated codfish reductions that tipped the scales. The New England Fisheries Management Council (NEFMC) on May 1 imposed a 78 percent cut in the amount of cod that can be caught in the Gulf of Maine.

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