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24131
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The author discusses how commercial fishing in North Carolina waters has become more difficult as a result of declining fish populations, increased regulation, and overseas competition.
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10179
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Seafood caught by commercial fisherman declined for the fifth straight year in 2007, but the dockside value increased from the previous year. Total recreational landings by pounds declined by 7.3 percent from 2006.
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27333
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This insert provides data on the recreational and commercial fishing industries in North Carolina for 2015. Examined are the top 5 fish caught in both commercial and recreational fisheries, highlights autumn’s seasonal catches, and fishing’s economic impact.
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34781
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Since the 1990s, numbers of small-business fishermen in North Carolina have dwindled. Necessary supplies such as diesel and pots have seen an increase in price, and the price of commercial fishing licenses have skyrocketed. Although community support has kept the business floating, most of the fishermen are over the age of 50, which will lead to a shortage of fishermen once they retire.
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