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Today in New Bern NC – “We can no longer sit back – The commercial fishermen need all of us to be their lobbyist.” Ruth King, Sea Level, NC

On Tuesday July 30, at 12:30 p.m. there will be joint meeting of the Finfish, Habitat and Water Quality, Shellfish/Crustacean and Sea Turtle Advisory Committees at New Bern Riverfront Convention Center

One of the largest recreational groups to work against the commercial fisherman is the Coastal Conservation Association, CCA.,,,currently retain as many as 17 professional state and federal lobbyists and that many of their members are a former U.S. president, Cabinet members, congressmen, senators, ICCAT commissioners (The International Commission for the Conservation of Atlantic Tunas), Fishery Management Council members, governors, state legislators and state and federal fisheries managers. Wow! What a group! Read the [email protected]