Jack Rodolico

Jack Rodolico is a reporter and audio producer with Latitude News.

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Staying Afloat: One NH Fisherman’s Struggle To Keep Fishing

This week, commercial fishermen began trawling the seafloor off New Hampshire for cod and other signature New England catches. But Ed Eastman, who has been groundfishing off the coast for 31 years, was not among them. Regulations governing groundfishing became too burdensome, he says, and he could no longer earn a living wage.  Last year, Eastman sold his groundfishing permit and moved on to other fisheries, like shrimping.

It was a decision years in the making. Continue Reading

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