Guns and Death Threats Spur Canada to Reel in Baby-Eel Fishing

(Source: The Wall Street Journal) – OTTAWA—Back in 1996, Louis MacDonald was among the first fishermen to acquire a license from Canada to catch baby eels. Over the decades, he has hired 20 people to catch and ship them to East Asia, where they are raised to maturity and demand is strongest for the crunchy Japanese-inspired grilled eel filets known as unagi.