North Carolina: Commercial fishing under ‘assault,’ say Dare County Commissioners.

Calling it an “ongoing assault on the commercial fishing industry,” the Dare County Commissioners this week unanimously approved a resolution opposing the North Carolina Marine Fisheries Commission’s (MFC) proposed changes to the definition of a “commercial fisherman.” Commissioner Steve House, who made a brief presentation on the proposed changes to the board at its Jan. 22 meeting, said, “We’re in the battle again, and I’m proud to take on the fight.”  Under the proposed new definition, in order to qualify as a “commercial fisherman”,,, >click here to read< 18:32

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