This notion that somehow the lobster trap fishery has anything to do with the demise of the cod fish stocks is totally absurd!
I have been commercial fishing for both cod and lobsters for 38 years and the cod caught in lobster traps have always been live and bright. The assertion that the lobstermen kill them
Mr. Shelley- once again you have managed to bash an industry that supports local jobs, local economy and feeds people a clean quality protein. Sustainability is not something man can create: only something mother nature can define. Why are you not looking at who is fishing in closed areas and rolling closures????? Maybe
environmentalist should help to bring back codfish hatchery.it worked in the past. .