Re: NANFA-- Blanket Bans & Mussel Culture?

Ty Hall (
Sat, 05 Apr 2003 10:38:26 -0600

This is not really Mussel related, but it brings to my mind the issue of how
states are dealing with invasive species. Wisconsin in particular has really
backwards approaches to this topic. For example, the White Perch and Gobies are a
huge problem, so what Does Wisconsin do? Bans the fishing or possession of White
Perch and Gobies. In my mind it makes more sense to open it up and let people keep
all the stinking White Perch and Gobies they want. By banning the fishing and
possession of these fish we are in essence providing it with protection. I say
encourage the fishing for and possesion of (dead) invasive species.

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