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South Jersey crabbers fishing old pots out of Great Bay

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Michael Ein

A recovered ghost pot from Great Bay is pictured Wednesday Mar. 13, 2013, at Stockton's Coastal Reasearch Center in Port Republic. A NOAA grant fund the recovery of unused crab pots that litter the bay. (The Press of Atlantic City/Staff Photo by Michael Ein)

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Braving icy winds, choppy waters and frigid winter temperature, six teams of commercial crabbers have combed the muddy bottom of Great Bay the past few months in search of, well ... trash.

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7 images

Michael Ein

A recovered ghost pot from Great Bay is pictured Wednesday Mar. 13, 2013, at Stockton's Coastal Reasearch Center in Port Republic. A NOAA grant fund the recovery of unused crab pots that litter the bay. (The Press of Atlantic City/Staff Photo by Michael Ein)