As numbers of gray seals off New England rise, so do conflicts with fishermen and beachgoers

  • by: PATRICK WHITTLE , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 20, 2014 - 9:06 AM

ROCKLAND, Maine — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt.

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