NCNN Looks at Efforts to Keep Fishing Profession Alive on NC Coast

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NCNN Looks at Efforts to Keep Fishing Profession Alive on NC Coast

As waterfront property continues to soar in value, North Carolina’s dock space, its fishing piers and its fish-houses are vanishing.  

High fuel prices, regulations, and an abundance of cheap seafood imports are forcing more and more commercial fisherman to cut their losses and leave an industry that they love.

Check It Out:

NCNN Series “Net Change on the Carolina Coast”
NCNN Series
aired on WRAL-FM, 99.9 The Fan & NCNN affiliates
weekend of Sept 20 & 21st
Listen now

WRAL-TV Focal Point Documentary “Net Loss”
will air on WRAL-TV
Wed, Sept 24th at 7pm

In Carteret County, a group of commercial fishermen, seafood distributors, restaurant owners, and fishery researchers have formed a partnership to help the county’s fishing industry adapt to these challenges and the global seafood market.

In “Net Change on the Carolina Coast” the North Carolina News Network examines efforts to keep fishing a viable profession and preserve a culture that characterizes the central coastal region of North Carolina.

WRAL-FM, WCMC-FM, and affiliates of the North Carolina News Network aired the series the weekend of September 20th and 21st. The series is now available online. Visit: http://www.ncnn.com/content/view/86/99/

WRAL-TV will air its next Focal Point documentary, “Net Loss” about the struggles of fishermen in North Carolina on Wed, Sept 24th at 7pm.

Thanks to NCNN’s Clayton Henkel for this capcom story.

 

 

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