NEW BERN — After more than two hours of discussion and several failed votes, the N.C. Marine Fisheries Commission on Thursday came to no conclusion on whether to stop commercial and recreational fishermen from harvesting striped mullet this fall.

“I’m very disappointed … and we should be ashamed of ourselves,” said Commission Chair Rob Bizzell who represents recreational fishermen on the panel. “We’ll put it back on the next meeting agenda.”

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