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19319
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North Carolina fishermen have made themselves a reputation. To support a fisherman and his family year round he must be mobile, and many North Carolina fishermen are proving their worth as they cross state lines into places like Florida or Massachusetts to challenge other fishermen for their catch. Ongoing projects through NC Sea Grant have sent three East Carolina University anthropologists to study just how unique North Carolina fishermen really are.
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19320
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In its tradition of introducing outstanding coastal Carolinians, COASTWATCH honors Willie Etheridge, Jr., a Wanchese fishermen with a legendary status as commercial fishermen and charter boat captain. Not only has Etheridge been in the business for over fifty years, he is also adamant about sharing his knowledge, and his money in the perpetuation of the North Carolina seafood industry.
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28444
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North Carolina Sea Grant is conducting a survey of licensed recreational anglers. The survey asks anglers their opinions and interests on boating and angling practices, conservation and habitat enhancement, and fisheries management.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue 2, Spring 2017, p14-15, il, por Periodical Website
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28898
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The Menhaden Chanteymen are a musical group in Beaufort, North Carolina. They are a group of retired African American fishermen who perform the work songs they used when fishing for menhaden. Michael Luster documented the group and coastal folk life for the North Carolina Arts Council.
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NC Arts (NoCar Oversize NX 1 N22x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Spring 1990, p1-3, il
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31197
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David S. Cecelski has produced the first major study of slavery on the North Carolina coast, published in his book called, The Waterman’s Song. In addition to detailed descriptions of the places, society and working conditions that maritime African Americans encountered, Cecelski recounts stories of individuals who lived through these times. He also discusses the role of slave fishermen in developing the traditional fishing culture in coastal North Carolina.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 34 Issue 3, Mar 2002, p20-23, il, por Periodical Website
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34782
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Fish Camp is a new part of the Next Generation Coastal Communities project funded by NC Sea Grant. Fishermen in their 20’s to 40’s are encouraged to attend a two-day gathering. While there, they will participate in networking programs, skill-building, and leadership development projects. It is believed that by helping the young fishermen develop, positive change can be made in the commercial fishing industry.
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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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35783
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This restaurant, started by a father and son, has changed hands twice since its opening during WWII. Remaining constant is offering fisherman their first catch of the early day in a hearty breakfast. As for what has become true over the years, that was offering this first catch of the day to all, and in the process, making the restaurant a hang-out for natives and visitors alike.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 7 Issue 7, Nov/Dec 1979, p7S-8S