NC fishers and conservationists push for new legislation to prevent overfishing

By Lilly Clark

Holly Doer sorts and identifies species of fish and shrimp during a UNC Institute of Marine Sciences shark trip survey off the coast of Morehead City on May 4, 2021. (Megan May/UNC Research)

Some recreational fishermen and conservationists are demanding that North Carolina manage its fish differently. They have sued the state, claiming it lets commercial fishermen exploit and harm natural resources.

Lilly Clark reports from Raleigh.

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