Add on license to allow 3 more lines from a boat

Discussion in 'Cold Water Species Fishing' started by tgafish, Oct 21, 2020.

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  1. tgafish

    tgafish Premium Member

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    Looking to possibly go to the legislature and propose the ability to purchase an add on license which would allow the license holder to legally run 3 more lines when fishing from a boat. The add on license would be the same cost as a regular license at $26. So basically you could opt to pay $52 to run 6 lines for the year. It does not change your daily or possession limit. I would appreciate peoples feedback
     
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  3. Thirty pointer

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    Not for me but i guess a one year experiment wouldn't hurt .More money for fisheries .I'll go with maybe .
     
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    Might end up as an enforcement nightmare. Gotta pull all your lines to show proof.
     
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    Was this posted in the warm water species forum also ?
     
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  7. BumpRacerX

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    This would mean I could have 3 extra lines out on the rough days that the kid stays home.

    I'm in.
     
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    I don't think they would sell many licenses for 6 lines, not many people could set and deal with that many lines. What lobby is pushing this?
     
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    I’d definitely pay for the extra lines. Flying solo with 6 lines would be great.


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  10. toto

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    Nope, I'm guessing the next step in the process is increasing the limits.
     
  11. Scott K

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    It's a hard no for me
     
  12. zfishman

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    Well it seems like in the hunting regulations the DNR talks about simplifying the laws. I’d propose people could run as many lines as they would like, the bag limits are still intact. People fishing the piers and such would still need to be limited due to space.
     
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    Yes. I wanted to get opinions from people who frequented both forums
     
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    No lobby. But if one wants to join the cause it would be welcome. I also humbly disagree with your premise. Every salmon and walleye boat fisherman I know can set and run 6 lines and do it frequently. Anytime they have young kids, wives, non fishing friends they run 6 to 9 lines.
     
  15. wpmisport

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    Four people fishing on a boat - 4 X 6 = 24 lines for that boat (not to mention all the other boats trying to keep up and compete). I don't think a law for this will ever get passed and I am okay with it if it does.
     
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