Fishing Ban: Saving the Lobster, or Killing an Industry?

Pete Ringen cannot imagine his life without lobsters. "My first lobster license I had in '68," he said as he stood on the dock in Northport, a sleepy harbor on Long Island Sound. Ringen keeps his white hair pulled back in a ponytail beneath a grimy ball cap that says "The older I get the better I was." He's 70 years old and smells vaguely of the seawater that provides for him and his family. He has been fishing for lobster in these waters for more than 40 years but his time may be running...Full Story
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