We have a chance to reclaim the world-class surf fishery that the National Park Service recently took away from American citizens. But you must act if this is to happen.
Here is what Keep America Fishing says:
On Feb. 28, Rep. Walter B. Jones (R-NC) introduced legislation (H.R. 4094) to reinstate the Park Service’s Interim Protected Species Management Strategy governing ORV and pedestrian access, which was subject to a public process and withstood environmental review. The bill will overturn the newly adopted ORV management plan, and a similarly onerous 2008 Consent Decree that has guided park management for the last three years.
Both the new ORV plan and the Consent Decree severely restrict access to the most popular areas of the seashore far beyond what is needed for sustainable resource management. H.R. 4094 will restore reasonable ORV and pedestrian access to Cape Hatteras National Seashore Recreation Area while also appropriately conserving resident wildlife.
Go here to learn more and to send a message to your member of Congress, telling him or her to support H.R. 4094. And please pass this Activist Angler link on to other anglers, asking them to take action as well.