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Fishermen rally in Raleigh to cast their lines against HB 867

06/16/2017 at 7:54 | Posted by cindymiller
Photo Credit: WCTI News Channel 12
Fishermen from up and down the North Carolina coast loaded up vans and headed to the State Capitol on Wednesday, protesting a measure they say could place arbitrary restrictions on how much they can catch. Organized by the North Carolina Fisheries Association, more than 200 commercial fishermen descended on Raleigh to show their opposition to House Bill 867, which the NCFA says would unnecessarily increase regulations on the fishing industry in a broad and vague manner. Click here to read the full story from WCTI News Channel 12.