Fishermen’s Alliance offers many resources for local fishermen – visit our small business support page to learn more about our Fishermen Training Program, quota leasing through the Cape Cod Fisheries Trust, and other economic development opportunities.

Stay up to date on the latest fisheries regulations:

Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (MA DMF) 2023 advisories

NOAA bulletin for New England/Mid-Atlantic fisheries

Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASFMC) updates

New England Fishery Management Council (NEFMC) updates

Marine Resource Education Program (MREP): empowers fishermen with better understanding of how, when, and where to engage effectively in fisheries science and management

For the latest information on grants and programs, please contact us directly at 508-945-2432 or by email.

Research Opportunities + RSA Leasing

Monkfish Research Set Aside FY23-24 – DAS Available!

Scallop Research Set Aside- FY22 Research Summary (in progress)


Financial Assistance Resources

List of funds offering help to fishing familes with housing, medical expenses, utitily bills, children’s needs, etc. 

FPSS assistance with health insurance, preventative care, mental health, and other wellness needs

Cape Cod food pantries


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