Kingpins of the Gulf make millions off red snapper harvest without ever going fishing – al.com

A little-known federal program has turned dozens of Gulf of Mexico fishermen into the lords of the sea — able to earn millions annually without even going fishing — and transformed dozens more into modern-day serfs who must pay the lords for the right to harvest red snapper.

via Kingpins of the Gulf make millions off red snapper harvest without ever going fishing – al.com