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Gamefish measure sparks commercial fishing industry anger

“It (the bill) is taking fish, which science has proven commercial fishing has little impact to, and gives it to the group that has 90 percent of it,” he said. “They (state legislators) are saying recreational fishermen should be given full control of the fishery.” continued

Carteret County Marine Fisheries Advisory Board adopts resolution opposing game fish House Bill 983

JDNews.com – BEAUFORT — An advisory panel in Carteret County has gone on record against a proposed game fish bill saying it would hurt the consumers of local seafood as well as the state’s commercial fishermen.  The Carteret County Marine Fisheries Advisory Board adopted a resolution Tuesday night opposing the portions of House Bill 983 that propose to designate red drum, spotted sea trout and striped bass as coastal game fish. continued