Originally Posted by tjc
I think disagreements between us are healthy.
Healthy disagreement is fine... Taking the step of asking lawmakers to ban a certain legal style of fishing is not healthy disagreement IMO.
There are groups out there who would stop all types of outdoor activities that involve animals; do a search on "Sea Kittens". Most of their views on these matters have no scientific basis; but they still raise a tremendous amount of money from people who don't know the facts.
Ask the members we have from Europe, fisherfolks are the targets of these groups.
Again, my $0.02 worth...