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Dispose of that line! And recycle

By now, everyone knows (or they should know) fishing line is a serious hazard to all kinds of wildlife. Now there’s something you can help do about it, the Tallahasee Democrat reports. You can request new fishing line receptacles to be placed where they’re needed; just call the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission at 850-487-0554. Click here for┬ámore about recycling fishing/monofilament line.

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Feds ban gill nets as right whale season begins

Gill net fishing in federal waters off the southeastern Atlantic coast will be banned for the North Atlantic right whale calving season that begins this week – Nov. 17, Daytona Beach News-Journal

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