March 25, 2011 – by Richard Grachek
“The Days-at-Sea program had plunged our fishing industry into a downward spiral, decimating fish stocks and diminishing prospects at sea from 65 days to as few as 14 in 2010.” — Sen. Olympia Snowe, March 25, 2011 Press Herald opinion.
Blaming the Days-At-Sea system is a cover for the mismanagement of the entire fishery for the last twenty or more years and a blatantly disingenuous oversimplification of an enormously complex eco-system and its dynamics. — Richard Grachek
The following reply by Grachek debunks Snowe’s opinion and the EDR-backed falsehoods… read on: