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Community Supported Fishery: Beaufort seafood business to sell shares in exchange for fresh fish – video

“There’s less infrastructure, (fewer) boats,” Craig Reaves says. “If something doesn’t change, there’s not going to be a fishing industry.” So he’s adopting a model small farmers have turned to to bolster business — community-supported sales. Reaves, who owns Sea Eagle Market in Beaufort, has spent decades connecting with fishermen across the state and serves on the board of the S.C. Seafood Alliance. He’s been searching for a way to help preserve fishing heritage and believes a community-supported fishery might be the answer. [email protected] 11:32