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Washington still hooked on fishing – sprawling, 150-year-old maritime industry continues to be a major mainstay of the state’s economy.

Water, water everywhere and lots of jobs to boot. That’s the gist of a new report on the economic impact of the maritime industry in Washington State. The report spotlights the important role the maritime industry plays in the state’s economy, estimating that the sector generates $30 billion in total revenues and about 148,000 jobs. [email protected] 14:23