"However, I am not married to the particular language in my bill. I am open to amendments that will solve the problem or make it easier to accept. For example, I think the commercial people should be compensated for their losses.
It is estimated that the cost of such a program would be about $500,000 to replace the profit made by the commercial striped bass fishermen. This money could come out of the revenue generated by saltwater licenses or a stamp for striped bass on the license
State Rep. Matthew Patrick represents the 3rd Barnstable District in the Massachusetts House.
quote is about gamefish status for stripers in mass
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And so it begins.....
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