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Some Lobstermen Want To Tax Themselves

He has been busy setting traps off the San Diego coast for just three seasons, but Shad Catarius is so taken with being a commercial lobster fisherman that he is willing to tax himself $300 a year to help keep the fishery healthy.

It's an unusual position to take in these hard economic times, but it's a belief shared by a large number of lobster hunters who are bracing for serious challenges to their way of life.

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