Trawler can’t clear Ocean City Inlet, Smaller fishing vessel ferries catch

Though an adjusted schedule hastens the arrival of the Currituck to dredge the commercially paralyzed Ocean City Inlet, at least one boat, the Instigator, has begun offloading its catch at the White Marlin Marina on Somerset Street in Ocean City. On Monday and Wednesday, the 80-foot trawler was forced to use the marina as a backup mooring location, unloading thousands of pounds of sea bass onto a smaller fishing boat, the Skilligalee, which hauled the catch from Ocean City to the commercial harbor in several trips. The catch was then processed normally as the smaller vessel reported no problems navigating the inlet. Read the rest here 14:42

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