Greg Connors stands on his boat in Wychemere Harbor in Harwich Port, loading up totes of monkfish and skate. He and his crew are just back from an overnight fishing trip to southern New England, and now they’re offloading their catch to a wholesaler.
"We probably have 12,000 pounds of fish on the boat today. They’re mostly going to Europe. It seems kinda silly — the vast majority of that is gonna get shipped overseas but meanwhile, the vast majority of restaurants that are selling fish in the area are selling fish that comes from overseas. It just doesn't make a lot of sense to me," Greg explains.