09 July 2013

• New Hampshire to Outlaw Smaller Lead Jigs

“A bill banning a type of lead fishing tackle blamed for killing loons will be law in New Hampshire in three years.

”Gov. Maggie Hassan signed the bill Tuesday that gives retailers time to sell the banned tackle to people living in states where it is legal. The ban takes effect June 1, 2016, and prohibits the use of lead-weighted hooks known as jigs that weigh an ounce or less.”

Read the full article at this link: CTPost.com

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