check your facts
I'm not sure your facts are correct Flat n Fly, the commercial fishermen got the state legislature to get this brain child idea rolling. The state leaders instructed T.W.R.A. to commission a study ($800,000) to determine the effects of using nets on sport fish. TROUT INCLUDED. The cost of the study will come from their budget which our fees support. T.W.R.A. did not introduce this, the state legislature did. T.W.R.A. has thrown it back to the state leaders and said if you want it, pay for it.
Check out the article by Bob Hodge in Sunday's Knox. News Sentinel