NANFA-- an URGENT plea

Christopher Scharpf (
Thu, 05 Sep 2002 18:45:35 -0400

It's interesting to see the evolution of an e-mail thread. What started out
as a post from Stott Noble informing MS Fish Camp attendees of local
Wal-Marts where they can buy a fishing license is now a lengthy Jeff
Fullerton exegesis on the evils of Big Government. Who knows where it will
go next?

So please, PLEASE, let's keep this list a friendly, civil place that's about
FISH and take the political discussions -- fascinating though they are, and
exceedingly polite and well-presented (so far) -- elsewhere. Let's remember
that people join this list to chat and learn about native fish. And although
the occasional detour is unavoidable (and often quite enlightening), the
past has demonstrated just how easily these off-topic discussions can turn
ugly and cause people to drop from the list (and often from NANFA!).

Now if you'll excuse me, I need to jump in my 4x4, drive 2 blocks to
Wal-Mart, and buy a copy of Aldo Leopold's "A Sand County Almanac."

Thanks muchly,

Chris Scharpf

P.S. If you need to reply to this e-mail, please do it off-list by replying
directly to me. Thanks again.
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