End of era for Naples fishing industry? Commentary by Tom Marvel, commercial fisherman, Naples

It is noteworthy in our city of Naples when a business lasts for 70 years. Such is the case with Combs Fish Co., where local commercial fishing vessels have unloaded their catches since the 1940s. As a commercial fisherman in Naples for the past 38 years, I have been closely following the potential sale and redevelopment of this business and the adjoining restaurant collectively known as Kelly’s. The significance of this property is that it is home to the last vestige of Naples’ commercial fishing heritage; it is our last remaining fish house inside the city.,, On some days, at the height of the fishing season, up to 10,000 pounds of fish will cross the dock, all before 7 a.m. With the proposed redevelopment, the future of this fish house is in question. click here to read the story 18:41

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