Fisheries Reform Act

Frank Tursi: It Was Like Trying To Stop The Flood

Frank Tursi of Swansboro, NC talks about the coastal recreational fishing license and why many commercial fishermen opposed it. Tursi was an environmental reporter at the Winston-Salem Journal and covered development of the Fisheries Reform Act for the paper. In this excerpt, he mentions Bob Lucas who chaired the NC Fisheries Moratorium Steering Committee and the NC Marine Fisheries Commission and Senator Marc Basnight who represented the 1st District in the state Senate.



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