03 June 2009

$500,000 to Go Fishing?

“'The 1970s were the good old days when I could spend 220 days fishing,' Mr. Russo grumbled. “Now I have to pay over half a million dollars just to be allowed to fish like I used to.'

"After more than a decade of growing tensions with federal regulators, fishermen here and throughout New England are pushing for a new system based on group quotas that would avoid these individual restrictions."

Read further at NYTimes.com

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