Game-fish bill on track to move from North Carolina House to Senate

HB 353 would prohibit commercial fishing for redfish, speckled sea trout and striped bass.

Posted on May 20, 2011 by Craig Holt, North Carolina Sportsman

The home stretch is in sight for the fate of House Bill 353, the piece of legislation that would declare red drum, spotted seatrout and striped bass as game fish in North Carolina. coastal waters. The bill must be approved by the House and moved to the Senate by June 9 to continue through the legislative process.

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