Re: NANFA-- Ohio mussels

Jay DeLong (
Tue, 10 Jun 2003 10:45:18 -0700

>The following is copied from Ohio Fishing Regulations.
> "CLAMS, MUSSELS, OR MUSSEL SHELLS may not be taken, possessed, or
>collected for any purpose."
> I think they need to get their act together on this. I talked to the
>head person in Columbus and he claimed this obnoxious rule was aimed at
>poachers from Kentucky and Tennessee.

Audubon Magazine had an article on mussell poaching (Jan-Feb 1997). Shells
are big business in places. Here is a scan of the article:
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