Ventura County Commercial Fishermen’s Assn. founder Pete Dupuy dies at 79; vocal opponent of commercial fishing regulations

On Dec. 7, 1973, San Fernando Valley motorcycle salesman Pete Dupuy took off in his Cessna plane to meet a couple of friends at a camping area in Mexico. Exactly what happened there became a matter of bitter dispute, but Dupuy’s airplane ended up riddled with bullet holes,,, Dupuy, who for the last several decades headed a commercial fishing operation based in Ventura and was a vocal opponent of government regulations on the industry, died April 16 at his home in Tarzana. He was 79. Read the rest here 07:46

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