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Seasonal Prohibition on Fishing or Possession of Queen Conch to Begin June 1

 
Alana33
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That only applies to people who obey laws.

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Posted : May 27, 2016 11:31 am
CaptainMalibu
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The article was not completely clear to me. Is the restriction only in federal waters, 3 miles from shore and out?

Can conch be harvested within the 3 miles from shore?

Clarification would be appreciated.

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Posted : May 30, 2016 4:14 am
Alana33
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Don't take conch, period, during this timeframe.

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Topic starter Posted : May 30, 2016 4:55 am
speee1dy
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is it going to be enforced?

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Posted : May 30, 2016 11:05 am
Alana33
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If they catch you, they fine you.
People should have some integrity.
Season's closed, as of June 1, don't take any conch.
Report it, if you see someone doing so.

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Topic starter Posted : May 30, 2016 2:30 pm
St X
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Enforcement, unfortunately, will probably be spotty at best.
It's really too bad that it needs to be enforced at all given that the whole idea of the restricted season is to insure that we have conch for years to come.

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Posted : June 1, 2016 1:21 am
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