Battle between stone crab and shark fisherman close to breaking point

Tensions are high between stone crab fisherman and residents shark fishing along the same beaches. After a recent assault charge, the city is stepping in before emotions boil over. “My message is simple: leave my traps, leave my property alone,” says Anthony Manali, Jr., a 46-year stone crab fisherman in Anna Maria . Manali has trapped stone crabs along Anna Maria’s shores for nearly 50 years. Earlier this month, Anthony’s wife Joann was charged with battery in a confrontation with three shark fisherman. Video, read the article here 11:18

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