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Favorite Weapon of Choice Under Fire

Posted by on February 6, 2013

Wheel_of_plastics.JPG     Not all targets of opportunity are focused on firepower these days as Maine considers legislation to ban one of the American angler’s favorite weapons.  From, this story will put a shiver down the back of anglers nationwide as the attack on the American fishing tradition starts the New Year.

     You can help in the fight against restrictive regulation by taking action today.



Soft plastics —banned?

Your voice is needed to prevent passage of the bill

By Tyler Reed

Feb 4, 2013

Soft plastics are on the chopping block in the state of Maine.

On Jan. 17, state Representative Paul Davis introduced a bill that would prohibit the use of all "rubber" lures. The bill does not define "rubber" — which is not a standard material for soft baits — so it leaves it open that all soft baits would be prohibited if the bill is passed. Tomorrow, the state's Joint Standing Committee on Inland Fisheries and Wildlife will hold a public hearing on this bill. Make your voice heard!

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