Sunday, November 24, 2013
Ban on use of gill nets should be continued

Anew debate is underway regarding of the use of gill nets in the inshore waters of Florida, including the Florida Keys.

In 1994, Florida voters approved by a 72 percent margin an amendment to the state Constitution banning gill nets.

In writing the rules to enforce that amendment, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) defined an ille...

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