Cape Cod Fishermen Cheer Herring Rulings

Cape Cod Fishermen Cheer Herring Rulings
Commercial menhaden fishing.

Relatively few people in New England eat sea herring, but a lot of the fish they love to eat, do. That’s why Cape Cod fishermen are cheering two decisions by federal regulators this week that they hope will have a positive effect on cod, haddock, tuna and other important commercial species, according to an article on CapeCodOnline.com.

At their meeting in Portland, Maine, last week, the New England Fishery Management Council approved taking a closer look at changing the boundaries of where the herring fleet is allowed to fish. They also denied the fleet’s request for an increase in the amount of haddock the fleet can catch while fishing for herring.

Read more about Cape Cod fishermen’s reaction to the herring rulings.