02-25-2010, 07:40 PM
Please contact congressmen urging them for flexibility in the mag stevens act. You can thank Barney Frank, Scott Brown,Kirsten Gillabrand Mayor Carolyn Kirk, state Sen. Bruce Tarr, state Rep. Ann-Margaret Ferrante, Charles Shumer, and many other coastal delegates for speaking. They all stuck there necks out. Many are left and have ties to Evironmentalism. It was really sad seeing the fishermen from Mass getting pushed out with catch shares. Head boats and charter boats that can not fish for Sea Bass and panhandle boats that can not fish for red snapper and various spieces of grouper.