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Commercial fishermen say water rules would be costly

When commercial fishing vessels unload their hauls on deck, crews usually gut their catch and put it on ice for the trip back to shore. Then they do something that could land them in trouble under a six-year-old law: They hose down the decks, sending the bloody mix of guts and scales into the water. Read the rest here 08:42