This is a column from Robert Montgomery for ESPN Outdoors. As a Senior Writer for BASS Publications, Montgomery has written about conservation, environment, and access issues for more than two decades. It's part of a series of articles from Montgomery on the issue.
Reviews are mixed for the most recent step in a federal management strategy that could potentially close some recreational fisheries in our oceans, coastal waters, rivers, and lakes within three years.
On the positive side, ...
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