Georges Bank Cod Fixed Gear Sector, Inc.
1566 Main Street,Chatham, MA 02633
Congressional District # / House Member Name
10th Congressional District, Representative Bill Keating (D-Quincy)
Federal Fishery Management Region(s) in Which Members Operate
New England and Mid-Atlantic Regions
Vessel Length Range
30′ to 50′
Gear Types Employed
Handline, rod-and-reel, demersal longline (tub trawl) and anchored sink gillnet.
Cod, haddock, pollock, white hake, spiny dogfish, monkfish and skate.
Products & Product Forms
- Most product is trucked off Cape Cod for processing (New Bedford, Gloucester); some is transported directly to wholesale and retail operations on Cape Cod.
- Product exported from Cape Cod ends up at domestic (i.e. groundfish) and international (i.e. spiny dogfish) destinations.
- Some Sector Members participate in a small live codfish market supplying product to Boston’s Chinatown.