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Today's recreational fishermen is a different breed who wants a bigger say in policy making decisions over species regulations and taxes. Some fishing programs are turning into federations of members who are fighting for recreational fishing rights.
North Carolina’s First District U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones has written a new law for fair distribution of recreational fishing enhancement funds. Fishing fees and taxes are deposited into a fund and then distributed to the state based on the number of saltwater and freshwater anglers. With the new law, angler financial contributions will be monitored more accurately.