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Lead ban proposed in Washington state

Updated: November 15, 2010, 2:18 PM ET
By Robert Montgomery | Bassmaster.com

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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