Tag Archives: Ben Martens

Maine Legislators Make Attempt to Regulate Scallop Fishery

The Maine Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources will hear a bill Wednesday that would put additional regulations on Maine’s scallop fishery at a time when the fishery is growing in both volume and value. The Bill, “An Act To … Continue reading

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Maine Fishermen’s Forum – Day 2 Preview

Today is the second day of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum in Rockport, Maine. Yesterday was an excellent day with a positive, forward-looking Maine Coast Community Sector Annual Meeting (check my Twitter feed for some of the highlights) and a great … Continue reading

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More Difficult News for New England Groundfishing Fleet

Why don’t they just close the Gulf of Maine down and subsidize us like they do the wind farmers and the solar energy companies and farmers out west? They pay them not to farm, why don’t they pay us not … Continue reading

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