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Pair Trawling in Rhode Island waters: is it worth it?

Posted by on Jan 11, 2012 in Commercial Fishing | 42 comments

  The pair-trawl fleet’s here, been here since early December. Many of the boats—about six total—hail from Maine and Massachusetts. These are big vessels. That’s what has drawn the attention. You come to the shore expecting to see an idyllic scene: a lone lobsterboat working pots close to the rocky shore, or a wooden Stonington-rigged dragger...

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