Animal rights protesters who disrupted Chick-Fil-A also targeted recreational fishermen

Animal liberation protesters who disrupted “Cow Appreciation Day” at a Pinellas Park Chick-Fil-A also targeted a St. Petersburg family who were fishing at Crescent Lake Park on Tuesday. “I’m glad that we were able to keep our cool and stay collected,” said fisherman Bob Hope. “As you can see in the video, we were the better people.” Hope said his father caught a nice-sized tilapia they were going to take home and eat for dinner. That’s when he said the protesters sent over a young boy between the ages of 8-to-10-years-old to scold the fishermen. A protester then approached the family and said he was going to throw the fish back into the lake. “My father said, ‘no, you’re not’ and my mom actually walked over and put her foot onto the fish,” said Hope. “Well, the man took her leg, physically removed her leg, picked our fish up and threw it back into the water. click here to read the story 12:05