United We Fish -10 years ago fishermen marched on D.C.

Ten years ago, more than 35 local fishermen boarded a charter bus at Capt. Anderson’s Marina on Panama City Beach for a marathon ride to Washington D.C. for the United We Fish march on the Capitol.,,, By the busloads, fishermen from New Jersey to the Florida Keys and from Alaska to California came bearing signs, carrying banners and sporting stickers plastered on their shirts for the three-hour march. They pretty much all voiced the same opinion that the Magnuson Stevens Act, which was designed to regulate fish to sustainable levels, was broke. photo’s >click to read< 09:58

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