Lead ban proposed in Washington state
Bass anglers in the state of Washington have until Friday to voice their opposition to a ban on all lead fishing tackle in 13 lakes where loons breed.
"A ban on lead fishing tackle on the proposed lakes will have a significant negative impact on recreational anglers and fisheries resources in Washington, but a negligible impact on the loon populations that it seeks to protect," said the American Sportfishing Association.
"Such a ban is not supported by sound science."
Nor is ...
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