P-town Can’t Limit Squid Catch, Says State

The docks in Provincetown. Photo by ##http://www.visualimageinc.com/## Tom Croke##

CapeCodOnline: [Massachusetts] marine fishing regulators have stopped short of ordering [Provincetown] officials to end catch limits for squid fishing at the town pier. But the state pointed out in an August 28 letter to Provincetown Public Pier Corp. board of directors Chairman Lee Ash that it believes the town is wrong.

At the same time, town counsel has advised the corporation’s board that apart from a slight adjustment in wording, the new rule could withstand legal scrutiny.

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