Closer to the catch: Tahoe company turns in final applications for commercial crawfish harvest
By Dylan SilverLAKE TAHOE — Almost exactly a year ago, Fred Jackson announced his petition to change a Nevada law banning the commercial harvest of crawfish from Lake Tahoe. Now, the Yerington resident is within weeks of legally being allowed to pull up his first catch.
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“Things are moving along,” Jackson said Friday, standing outside the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency, where he'd turned in his application for his final permit. “They're just not moving at the speed we'd like.”
Though open to the public, Jackson has been the first to navigate the permitting process for the commercial crawfish harvesting. Along the way, he's had to petition for several laws and regulations to be changed and develop a plan that eases the concerns of many residents and agencies.
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