Comments for: Midsized vessels with new gear will be allowed to fish yellowtail flounder

Posted April 30, 2012, at 7:37 p.m.

BOSTON — Federal regulators have announced steps aimed at easing the impact on fishermen of an imminent 80 percent cut in the yellowtail flounder catch on Georges Bank. Yellowtail isn’t a top-dollar fish. But the tight catch limit, in effect Tuesday, will prevent struggling fishermen from chasing the more valuable, …

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