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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Texting Your Catch: New Technology For Recreational Fishing Data

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While commercial fishermen and dealers must submit extensive paperwork on what they catch daily, there is no such requirement for recreational fishermen. Commercial fishermen and dealers number 4,076 and 606 respectively compared with about 670,000 anglers using around 800 for-hire boats. Angione reports on how text messaging could help with daily data collection from recreational fishermen.
Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Spring 2009, p6-11, il