Immediate Attention

I have just been notified of a proposed law concerning flats fishing in the Bahamas. There is a proposed law which would eliminate all non Bahamians from fishing without a Bahamian guide. Several of my contacts hire a guide for a couple days and then rent a boat to go out on their own as they cannot afford to hire a guide every day.

I found out the dead line for commenting on this law is tomorrow, June 26th. I also just foundĀ  out about this from my friends in Norway. It seems like they are trying to push it through quickly.

Please comment to fisheries@bahamas.gov.bsĀ  and cc to tourism@bahamas.com

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