Re: NANFA-- an article regarding the bait dealer

R. W. Wolff (
Fri, 12 Mar 2004 14:20:00 -0600

Exactly. It seems to me he is being in trouble more for a crime he didn't
commit. Dumping exotic species in MN waters. It seems now that with natural
resource violations, you are guilty until proven innocent, and guilty of
things you could do, or are possible to do.

Like having snakeheads. The big case in MD was not even an aquarists. These
were food fish that became too friendly to eat, albiet ?aquarium? pets for
that duration. That was not widely reported, since it was more "newsy" to
make it sound like the next epidemic caused by those crazed aquarists who
keep terrible cold disgusting ugly creatures that "nobody needs anyways".
Who's interesting loveable pet is someone else awful horrible pesky menace?
Yours could be next. Just as the way you do your hobby/business could be

Ray W.

> A "crime" is kind of murder, rape or robbing. This to me was just an
> illigetim act like wrong parking or speeding. But one can of course put it
> into the same basket, if he likes. But where then is balance?
> Steffen
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