DMR prepares for new scallop season, moves toward limited entry

 

by Sarah Craighead Dedmon

As fishermen and foodies countdown to the opening of Maine’s scallop season in December,  the Maine Department of Marine Resources (DMR) prepared by collecting feedback from fishermen.  Fishermen commented on proposed changes to the 2017-18 calendar, and the controversial question of how to let new fishermen into the lucrative fishery. 

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