Recreational fishing licenses for required for non-residents
HONOLULU — Friday, Gov. David Ige signed House Bill 1023 into law. It establishes and requires a marine recreational fishing license for all non-Hawai‘i residents.
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So they don’t go back to China and sell it. Stealing it from Hawai’i.
It’s about time. But why no license for locals/residents??? Local fishing practices are the most harmful. No catch and release. Small illegal nets catching all the babies. No DLNR enforcement. Stop blaming visitors (whitey) for damages to fisheries.
Unfortunately, most of these funds will be lost in bureaucracy.
“…for required for non-residents.” Um. What? I’m pretty sure that makes no sense, did you lose your proofreader? Or you just don’t care?
Outstanding Law. Need to protect our resources. About time.