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Nokomis Fishing Capt. Eddie Toomer is the second American to receive the Gladding Memorial Award for sustainable fishing.

Toomer, 68, a fourth-generation commercial fisherman, recently became only the second American to receive the Gladding Memorial Award for sustainable fishing. The annual award, started by The Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute in 2004, recognizes fishermen who work to preserve marine life. [email protected]  14:59