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Cod fishing season to reopen in Gulf of Maine

They’re limited to one cod per day.
They’re limited to one cod per day.(Gray tv)
Published: Mar. 23, 2021 at 5:53 AM EDT
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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - Federal fishing regulators are reopening the recreational fishery for cod in the Gulf of Maine for two weeks while they consider the future of the industry.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Monday that recreational anglers and for-hire vessel operators can harvest cod from the Gulf of Maine from April 1 to April 14.

They’re limited to one cod per day.

The New England Fishery Management Council has recommended status quo measures for recreational Gulf of Maine cod fishing for the 2021 fishing year, which starts May 1.

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