West Ocean City harbor gets fishing boats back

t1200-three%20boatsEfforts by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to recreate a navigable channel from the Ocean City inlet to the West Ocean City harbor have apparently paid off, as several large commercial fishing operations were able to resume activities Monday out of the local port. Winter storms were blamed for increased sediment deposits near the inlet, making it difficult for some of the bigger fishing boats to navigate the area without becoming stuck or damaged. Merrill Campbell of Southern Connection Seafood was clearly overjoyed on Monday, saying the commercial fishing operations in West Ocean City were once again “open for business,” as at least three boats from the New Jersey area were docked there. Read the article, Click here  16:41

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