RE: NANFA-- A ban on keeping fish?

Irate Mormon (
Wed, 19 May 2004 22:56:53 -0400

Quoting "Eggen, Jon" <>:

> There are people within the Indiana DNR that have a concern about the hobby
> of collecting native fish for aquariums and think it needs to be looked at
> and may consider legislation in the future. The spring Indiana Chapter of
> the AFS had a symposium of sorts looking-in-Scientific Collection Permits
> and the issue of "hobby collectors" was brought up.

This was always the result I feared from popularizing the native fish hobby. I
have mentioned it many times. Most people feel that the available pool of
potential native hobbyists is, and always will be, too small to attract much
notice. I hope that this turns out to be the case.

What kind of legislation are they considering?

Charter member, DNRC

I think I understand the true meaning of diversity. If I attack traditional
values it's "free speech." If I attack the protected groups it's "hate speech."
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