17 April 2010

White House, Administration, and NOAA Reaching Out to Fishermen

Look Out Fisherfolk…Hang on To Your Wallets!

[They're from the Government and they're coming to help us!]

NOAA's most recent assessment found that saltwater recreational fishermen spent more than $31 billion on gross expenditures in 2006 and contributed to more than $82 billion in total sales. NOAA officials expect those numbers to go up in the next update of the report, which is conducted based on statistical surveys of fishermen.”
New York Times

Baaaaaaaaaad Fisherman!

A suburban Dallas man must serve 15 days in jail after admitting to stuffing a lead weight into a bass he caught during a fishing tournament.

Don’t forget, a 2010 saltwater fishing license is required to fish the marine waters of Connecticut. You can purchase one from your local bait & tackle shop, such as Newtown Bait & Tackle, or at Town/City Hall.

Check these links for more information:
Connecticut Tourism;
Long Island Sound Resource Center;
Housatonic Valley Association;
Stratford, Connecticut;
Milford, Connecticut

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