Photo/Video Capture, BDN

Photo/Video Capture, BDN

Bangor Daily News: [Maine] state officials met with fishermen on Friday (January, 17) to warn them of impending emergency action to reduce dragging and diving for scallops.

The meeting in the Whiting Community Center was standing room only, with about 100 fishermen present. They did not take the news well, and at times there were testy exchanges between fishermen and Patrick Keliher, commissioner of the state Department of Marine Resources.

Read more about Maine’s efforts to reduce scalloping and the angry response from fishermen.


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