Well lookee here. A little late to this party, but maybe you’re in the same boat: Somewhat on the heels of the recent attempt by antis to ban lead ammunition and fishing tackle (again), a few of the rocket scientists who allegedly represent us in DC (yep, not a fan of those folks) have decided [...]
You may recall that some birdy groups tried a few months back to get the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to ban all lead fishing tackle and lead shot. Sportsmen and women went nuts about it, which helped shoot down the attempt, but the EPA didn’t really have the authority to do it anyway. The bird-heads [...]
In case you missed it last Friday, the EPA laid the smackdown on the enviro-nuts who think banning lead in fishing tackle and ammunition is the ultimate solution to waterfowl mortality. While it gets the point across, we feel that the EPA’s letter rejecting the bird-brained petition (pun definitely intended) doesn’t quite possess the true oomph [...]
The rocket scientists in California government recently signed a bill into law that’s super-important. Why? Because it helps stop the pillaging of funds contributed by sportsmen and women (us) by green groups. Every state should have such a measure, and if every state did, our fish and game agencies (and hunt/fish opportunities) would be much [...]
An article in Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal reported, “The U.S. has moved closer to approving a laboratory tweaked salmon that grows twice as fast as conventional farmed fish and would become the first genetically modified animal to appear on American dinner plates.” The article went on to explain that the genetically engineered fish can grow [...]
Did you know that 10 states currently guarantee the right to hunt and fish in their constitutions? And this page tells us that citizens of Arizona, Arkansas, South Carolina and Tennessee will get to vote on amendments that decide whether their respective states will be added to this short list later this year.
Support Shimano! This is kind of like giving publicity to the Peta nuts, but it’s worth a chuckle. Here’s the deal. The Natural Resources Defense Council – one of those green groups that’s overtly crossed over into animal rights – started this campaign called