NANFA-- Re: [gwapa] Old Fashioned fishing trip Sunday

Bob Bock (
Tue, 22 Jul 2003 12:20:33 -0400

Minnow traps are legal in MD, so are seines, but dip nets aren't.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Thomas Crabill" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2003 10:57 AM
Subject: Re: [gwapa] Old Fashioned fishing trip Sunday

> Bob,
> Are minnow traps legal, or is it ONLY hook and line?
> >From: "Bob Bock" <>
> >Reply-To:
> >To: <>,<nanfa at>
> >CC: "Joshua L Wiegert" <>,"Mike Mumma at IEI" <mike at>
> >Subject: [gwapa] Old Fashioned fishing trip Sunday
> >Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2003 08:04:02 -0400
> >
> >Hi, all. I'm hoping to get an old fashioned hook-and-line fishing trip
> >together for this Sunday, along the Potomac River, along River road.
> >
> >Fish photographers are more than welcome. There's a sizeable population
> >longear sunfish at Pennyfield Lock in the C&O canal. These are a
> >little fish--especially spawning males.
> >
> >Perhaps we can also tie into a smallmouth bass or two in the Potomac
> >
> >Opportunities for traditional collecting will be fewer, however, as it's
> >illegal to collect on National Park Service land without a permit
> >you can angle there with a fishing lisence.) A couple of streams cross
> >River Road on their way to the Potomac; perhaps we can stop at one of
> > Rainbow darters are reputed to inhabit Muddy Branch (although I didn't
> >find any the last time I collected there.)
> >
> >If anyone doesn't have a lisence, we can arrange to meet at either Sports
> >Authority, or Galyans, which are (roughly) on the way.
> >
> >This isn't an official NANFA sponsored trip, by the way, just an outing
> >local fish heads, as I haven't had a chance to do a mailing for members
> >are not on e-mail. Neither the club nor myself assumes any
> >for lost property or personal injury.
> >
> >I hope to have more details later in the week, after I gauge the level of
> >interest. Please respond to me off list.
> >
> >Also, I don't happen to have the PVAS address in my new computer. I'd
> >appreciate it if someone could forward this to the PVAS list.
> >
> >Thanks much,
> >
> >Bob
> >
> >[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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