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Fishers on hook under province’s anti-mussel plan

wayne glowackiWINNIPEG BEACH — Everyone knows fishing is best in spring, especially commercial fishers. “Every hour that passes is hundreds of dollars, thousands of dollars,” said Kris Isfeld, a commercial fisherman out of Winnipeg Beach harbour. “That’s when we make half our income.” So when the province announced last week it was closing four Lake Winnipeg harbours, including Winnipeg Beach and Gimli, preventing about 130 fishing skiffs from,, Read more here 11:06