Tuesday, October 24, 2006

Lion on the fly?

Federally protected sea lions are having a major effect on fisheries including the Columbia River.

This spring, sea lions ate about four percent of the Columbia's total run of 88,000 chinook salmon.

This has prompted lawmakers to introduce legislation that would allow limited sea lion hunts. However, I bet they would put up one heck of a fight on my four weight.

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