Re: NANFA-- All this talk about pickerel, gars, etc
Thu, 14 Dec 2000 22:10:18 -0600

On 14 Dec 2000, at 12:59, wrote:

> Hello, I am just curious where the people who are collecting these fish are
> from. Do you need special permits to collect these gamefish. I am from
> Michigan and per the DNR it is allowed to catch darters, minnows,
> sticklebacks etc, (the NON-Gamefish); But special permits are required to
> maintain gamefish and that would even include panfish varieties. Just
> curious if any one could shed light on the subject or links to some
> references. Thanks Ted (

In MS gars are not considered gamefish, although pickerel are. But many DNR folks unofficially smile upon
those of us who want to keep pickerel in aquaria.


Jackson, MS
It makes me mad when I go to all the trouble of having Marta cook up about
a hundred drumsticks, and the guy at the Marineland says, "You can't throw
chicken to the dolphins. They eat fish." Sure they eat fish, if that's all
you give them. Man, wise up.

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