South Jersey fishermen are already feeling the effects of onerous, recreational fishing rules and regulation. Impossible ‘keeper’ sizes and over-development along the shoreline have decimated party boats, bait n tackle shops, and other water-based attractions.
Now, commercial fishermen could soon be feeling a heavier hand of the federal government, NOAA and myriad regional fishery councils. Need proof? Watch these video clips from a Netflix documentary focused on commercial fishing.