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    Another guide hits the dust #6820 12/17/11 04:49 PM
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    Capt. Ron Offline OP
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    I am saddened when I hear another charter captain has hung up his spurs. As Sec/Tres of the Florida Guides Association I have been hearing similar stories to the one I heard today. Today's notice was simple, "I have decided to hang it up on the guiding. The last couple of years have went downhill and I just think it is a good time to get out." This is only one of many I have heard this year but they all have the same result. I just have to wonder if the fisheries management folks have any idea, or if they care, about the economic repercussions of their actions.

    Re: Another guide hits the dust [Re: Capt. Ron] #6822 12/17/11 05:13 PM
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    Sad news Ron. I'm sure the general state of the economy is a factor as well. Hopefully 2012 will be a better year for all of us!

    Re: Another guide hits the dust [Re: FFF Staff] #6824 12/17/11 06:11 PM
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    You can thank Mr. Obama, the EPA and all the other A%$holes in Washington for the - wait I'll stop now before I might upset someone for being politically incorrect.

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