Ex-commercial angler: North Carolina needs to chart new saltwater course
Gloucester's Charles Brown says current fisheries managment led to crash of Pamilico, Albermarle sounds.
Charles Brown of Gloucester hails from a fifth-generation Down East fishing family, and proudly proclaims, “I’ve done it all.”
“All” includes dredging for shrimp and oysters, crabbing, setting gill and pound nets for flounder, and working as a deckhand on an ocean-going scallop boat. He also worked 18 months as a handyman for the National Park Service at Core Banks until a freak accident in 2000 nearly killed him. He’s also been a waterfowl guide, like his father, grandfather. uncles and great uncles.
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