Angry California Anglers Disrupt Sportfishing Ban Meeting; ‘Make Fishing Great Again’

“I’ll give you my fishing when you pry it from my cold, dead hands”

A teleconference with California regulators to discuss a potential limited ban on freshwater sportfishing amid the coronavirus pandemic was abruptly canceled Thursday after it descended into chaos, with some of those who called in branding officials as “fascists” and shouting “make fishing great again.”

LINK (via: The Daily Journal)

One thought on “Angry California Anglers Disrupt Sportfishing Ban Meeting; ‘Make Fishing Great Again’

  1. I see … fishers eating their own sport and themselves Soylent Green Style (Hi, Charlton, how’s it goin’?).

    We have similar shouty “You betta listen to us – we know!” crews over here in Britain that believe that, say, going gunning for “You lookin’ at my carp?” Otter will make them feel whole and everything “great” again. As for their imagined All was Right with The World (not sure exactly when if asked; dates vary widely), Over The Rainbow, Golden Age of Fishing…

    At best, a harmlessly eccentric Toto Take on things. At worst, downright dangerously tinfoil hat deluded. Pretty damned tragic in both cases, though.

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