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8/17/23  3:47 pm
Commenter: Adam Lawson

Restrict Purse Sein Nets in the Chesapeake Bay

It's hard to believe that industrial purse sein nets are allowed at all within the Chesapeake Bay but it's downright appalling that 60' nets are can be used in waters that less than 60' deep.  It's time for the Commonwealth to show a little backbone put some restrictions on this gear.  

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