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The Office for Law Enforcement under the U.S. Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA will present a public meeting to all members of the fishing community in Southport on Nov. 16 at the Southport Community Building, 201 E. Moore St.
The presentation will begin at 6 p.m. and admission is free.
The primary objective of this meeting is to better educate those who use gillnets in coastal waters of this state, on the Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Plan (ALWTRP) and the requirements therein.
NOAA gear specialists will be present to explain how the required “weak links” should be installed in fishing nets and/or pot gear and will be available to answer questions. The U.S. Coast Guard will also be represented.