For local fisherman David Goethel, the effect of cod catch reductions decided last week by New England fishery managers is cut and dried.
"It puts us out of business. It's not a viable business anymore."
Goethel, of Hampton, sits on the New England Fishery Management Council, but voted against the cuts on Wednesday, day three of four-day hearings addressing the fate of the region's commercial fishing industry.
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National Fisherman Live: 4/22/14
Brian Rothschild of the Center for Sustainable Fisheries on revisions to the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
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