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All recreational fishing BANNED by executive order! Culled out Obama administration will accept no

The Obama administration will accept no more public input for a federal strategy that could prohibit U.S. citizens from fishing the nation's oceans, coastal areas, Great Lakes, and even inland waters.This announcement comes at the time when the situation supposedly still is "fluid" and the Interagency Ocean Policy Task Force still hasn't issued its final report on zoning uses of these waters. That's a disappointment, but not really a surprise for fishing industry insiders who have negotiated for months with officials at the Council on Environmental Quality and bureaucrats on the task force. These angling advocates have come to suspect that public input into the process was a charade from the beginning. "When the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) completed their successful campaign to convince the Ontario government to end one of the best scientifically managed big game hunts in North America (spring bear), the results of their agenda had s

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Comment by Glenn Bexck
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 WHEW!!! Good that he did not ban pissing because I pissed everyday.Banning fishing is OK because I don't fish anyway.

Comment by Powell Gammill
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Christian Science Monitor on Obama's fishing ban:

I guess government would rather give a man a (your) fish, than him learn to fish for himself.