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Good Angler Stewardship Means Picking Up Shoreline Little, Recycling Line

LINCOLN – As anglers, we mean to be good stewards of our environment.

Sometimes, though, we leave something behind. It could be a bait container lid that blew off or a small wad of fishing line in a snag. It all adds up, is a direct reflection on anglers, and is an environmental hazard.

The problem with shoreline litter is twofold. Litter is just plain ugly and embarrassing. The view of a lake scene is never improved by a misplaced drink container. But the big issue is that litter damages the shoreline environment and the animals that live there.

Plastic trash has the greatest potential for im...


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