Should It Be Your Constitutional Right to Fish and Hunt in Florida?

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Is it appropriate for Floridians to have a constitutional entitlement to engage in fishing and hunting? This question will be left to the voters to decide in the upcoming election year. Proponents of the constitutional amendment argue its importance in safeguarding against potential restrictions advocated by “anti-fishing and hunting” groups.

While the existing state statute acknowledges the right to fish and hunt, concerns arise that constitutional inclusion might grant individuals the authority to hunt bears, trespass on private property for hunting purposes, or utilize gill nets for fishing—methods that are currently prohibited. But what about fly fishing? Only time will tell.

Looking to read more, check out this post from Dave Elias at NBC Channel 2 News in Florida. 

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