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California fishermen land court ruling

In monumental decision, California 3rd District Court of Appeals rules for fish farmers, stocking Like a lot of government agencies, the California Fish and Wildlife Department has a tendency to turn crawfish over any lawsuit filed by groups who are intent on stopping fishing and hunting in this state by using the courts. Either the …

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PLF Appeals Decision Upholding Department of Fish and Game’s Illegal Fish Stocking Regulations


From the PLF Blog: Today, PLF filed an appeal on behalf of the California Association of Recreational Fishing, challenging regulations imposed illegally by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife.  These regulations threaten the ability of private hatcheries and private fishing lakes and ponds to remain in business.  They also deprive the people of the …

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Lawsuit Update


Last September, a Sacramento Superior Court judge ruled in favor of the California Department of Fish and Game, allowing the State to implement overly excessive and costly fish stocking regulations. The economic analysis shows that the new regulations will impact over 4,000 California lakes and reservoirs, and over 20,000 ponds – including golf courses and …

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