NANFA-- RE: anglers vs aquarists

Allen Boatman (
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 13:14:09 -0400

I dont know about in your state, but here in Florida, we have to pay for
a freshwater fishing license even if we are collecting non-gamefish, or
baitfish. Since we are law abiding citizens, and pay for our right to
collect, we should also, with that, have a right to publicly voice our
opinions to the State or local management districts.

Allen Boat Boatman

>>>Original message from Chris------------------
Anglers bring in money to the state. And since fee-paying anglers
outnumber non-fee-paying fishkeepers, threats to gamefish populations will
always be treated more seriously than threats to nongamefish populations.
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