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post #29 of Old 04-29-2013
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Re: You are NOT "FISHING"

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Originally Posted by TTC View Post
I'm just saying that, reading the rule standing alone, if I were driving a fishing charter vessel and trolling a few hundred yards of line and a floater-thing, I would sure believe -- in good faith -- that I'm fishing under the COLREGs. Is there any written authority that says I'm not?
Yes, it's right there in the regulations. They clearly define trolling as NOT qualifying you as the stand-on vessel.

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