NANFA-- Why it's tougher out west...

D. Martin Moore (
Fri, 17 Sep 1999 23:09:26 -0500

I was chatting with Dave Littlehale the other night, and the subject
of collecting laws came up. The question was, why are the
western states so much more restrictive? Eastern states have
plenty of exotics too. I decided that in the west, GAME fishes are
threatened by exotics. Y'know, "salmon this, salmon that..." This
is not the case in the east, where the mighty largemouth bass
rules the waterways (plus, he's something of an exotic pest
himself!). What do you guys think?



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