March deadline looms for Conn. commercial fishing licenses

By John Golden

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Commercial fishermen in Connecticut have until March 31 to renew their moratorium fishing licenses, the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection announced. Moratorium licenses, which must be renewed annually, include commercial lobster fishing, otter trawling and general finfish licenses and are only available to fishermen who were actively fishing between 1995 and 2003. David…

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John Golden
The Business Journal’s senior writer, John Golden directs news coverage of the county and Hudson Valley region as Westchester bureau chief. He was an award-winning upstate columnist and feature writer before joining the Business Journal in 2007. He is the author of “Northern Drift: Sketches on the New York Frontier,” a collection of his regional journalism.