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Here at the Fishermen’s Alliance, we believe that fishermen possess the solutions to the challenges they face. Whether it’s an improvement to fishing regulations, expanded research programs, or educational and economic development projects in our communities, our work is guided by the energy, innovation and expertise of local fishermen.

Together, we’re building a better future for fish and fishing.

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High Impact Programs

Learn more about the high-impact programs of the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance that help support Cape Cod’s fishing community.

  • Fishermen Training Program
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  • Pier Host Program

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Featured News Story

On the Search for Winter Flounder

“There is not a one-size-fits-all answer to this idea of when and where winter flounder are using these estuaries. I think (environmental DNA) is going to be a tool that ultimately will allow us to have a lot more nuances in where and when we apply the time of year restrictions,” — John Logan, biologist with Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries.

Time of year restrictions have made an already difficult dredging schedule more problematic, resulting in increasing shoaling of harbors and inlets.