Local Fishing Industry Reps Feel Their Trip To D.C. Was Successful

Local seafood industry representatives are back from a lobbying trip to Washington D.C. They’re biggest concerns have been the “catch-share” program and the reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, which establishes catch limits for fish.

Posted on March 03, 2011 by Alexandra Hill, WJHG-TV

Bay County - Charter Boat Captain Bob Zales II was back on the water Thursday, after spending the previous three days in Washington D.C.

He joined a local fishing industry group to meet with members of Congress over several issues that adversely effect his livelihood, like the Magnuson-Stevens Act.
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