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1863
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Fishermen who fish the Roanoke River and Albemarle Sound are overjoyed to see the return of the stripers that had been in decline in recent years. However, their glee is tempered by the necessity of stabilizing and maintaining the Roanoke fishery.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 42 Issue 3, Summer 1994, p8-9, il
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2397
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Changes in habitat quality, toxic waste, and overfishing led to a decline of the striped bass, or rockfish, in the Albemarle Sound-Roanoke River ecosystem in the 1970s and 1980s. Regulating harvest and Roanoke River flows are helping the species recover.
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Friend of Wildlife (NoCar Oversize SK 431 F74x), Vol. 43 Issue 2, Summer 1995, p16, il
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2542
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Because there are too many fishermen for too few fish, state legislators are studying ways to help the industry. One is a limited entry system that would limit fishermen or vessels, amount of gear used, and size of the catch.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Sept/Oct 1995, p14-17, il Periodical Website
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2858
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Commercial fishing's powerful machinery, nets, and technology have replaced the muscle-powered boats of the 1800s. Bigger nets, though, affect the environment through over fishing and accidental kills of other fish and animals.
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10150
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Wilson discusses catch-and-release fishing in North Carolina. The program came to the state in 1954 on trout streams in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The program is an approach to having more fish available to catch and emphasizes the recreational rather than the consumptive value of fish.
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2441
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Bass populations can be seriously threatened in the state's lakes and waterways by overfishing. The problem can be reduced by catch-and-release fishing. If properly handled after being caught, then quickly freed, the fish can survive for future sport.
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3595
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The state's striped bass population declined during the 1970s. Because of migration patterns, multi-state cooperation was needed to manage recovery. The 1984 federal Atlantic Striped Bass Conservation Act accomplished this, and the bass is now restored.
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