Lower Summer Flounder limits could reduce supply to NC restaurants

A sizable cut to summer flounder catch limits will affect the state’s commercial fishermen next year, but it also could impact area restaurants — and diners — accustomed to a steady supply of fresh, local flounder throughout the year. The new commercial quota, which will take effect Jan. 1, is 10.51 million pounds, nearly a million pounds less than this year’s quota of 11.44 million pounds. [email protected]  13:55

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