NANFA-- Re: Snakeheads in SC

Traci Mount (
Fri, 13 Sep 2002 21:53:56 -0700 (PDT)

>People who have snakehead fish will have a 30-day amnesty period to turn in
>the fish. Violations could bring a $200 fine or 30 days in jail.

You know, that makes me kinda mad. I don't own any snake heads and don't plan to, but the fact of the matter is some types are kept as pets. I don;t know what kind of fishy personality they have. For instance, I have an oscar, if they made it illegal to keep him, I would never give him up. I do realize that oscars and snake heads are two totally different types of fish but maybe instead confiscating them, they could make the people that have snakeheads as pets get a permit for them, OR turn them in. You know that if you give them your pet snakehead, they aren't going to give it a good home! Would you ever give someone a pet you love, knowing they are going to kill it? I think not!
My soapbox for the day
Traci Mount
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