Commercial fisherman gather in Burgaw to protest game-fish bill

Posted on May 03, 2011 by Marissa Jasek, WWAY NewsChannel 3

BURGAW, NC (WWAY) -- Commercial fishermen gathered in Burgaw today to protest a bill that would keep them from catching certain types of fish.

The state proposed a bill that would outlaw the catching and selling of red drum, striped bass and spotted sea trout by commercial fishermen. The fish would then be known as "coastal game fish.”
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