March 20, 2009
Discussion Topic Update: Parks Lead-Ban Draws Fire From ASA
By Dave Hurteau
From The Washington Times:
The American Sportfishing Association, an Alexandria-based trade group, isn't happy with an arbitrary decision by the National Park Service that would ban the use of lead components in fishing tackle in all national parks by 2010. . . .
"Their intention to eliminate the use of lead in fishing tackle in national parks was made without prior consultation of the sportfishing industry or the millions of recreational anglers who fish within the national park system," ASA vice president Gordon Robertson said.
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