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East Coast Trap/Pot Fishermen Get More Time to Convert to Sinking Groundline

NOAA’s Fisheries Service today announced that East Coast trap/pot fishermen will get six additional months to switch from floating to sinking groundline – the line that connects multiple traps/pots when the gear is set. The conversion will help reduce the risk of entangling large whales in groundline and will be…


East Coast Trap/Pot Fishermen May Get More Time to Convert to Sinking Groundline

NOAA’s Fisheries Service is proposing that East Coast trap/pot fishermen get six additional months to switch from floating to sinking groundline, a conversion that will help reduce the risk of entangling large whales in fishing gear. NOAA is proposing the extension to ensure all crab and fish trap/pot operations, which…