Ted Williams's Blog Archive February, 2012

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SPORT ANGLERS PROHIBITED FROM USING FELT SOLES IN FRESH WATERS OF ALASKA

Anglers are reminded that effective January 1, 2012, footgear with
absorbent felt or other fibrous material on the soles are prohibited while
sport fishing in the fresh waters of Alaska. The regulation was adopted by
the Alaska Board of Fisheries in 2010, to reduce the potential for
introduction and spread of invasive organisms, including plants, into

Bill to eliminate science-based protections for salmon

The U.S. House of Representatives is set to vote this week on a bill that would eliminate science-based protections for salmon and other endangered species in California's Bay-Delta, one of our nation's most threatened ecosystems.