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Monday, March 06, 2006

A fine quote from today's water news.

FISHING BANS: Salmon Fishing Ban Considered; Dwindling runs on the Klamath prompt a proposal to put 700 miles of coast off limits - Los Angeles Times – 3/4/06 - Eric Bailey, staff writer

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Commercial fishermen heaped blame Friday on the Bush administration for managing the river in a way they contend favors farmers, dam operators and timber companies at the expense of fish.

"The federal government has done absolutely nothing to help, and fishermen are angry," said Zeke Grader, executive director of the Pacific Coast Federation of Fishermen's Assns. "It's almost like they created this Klamath situation to make them look competent on Katrina."

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