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Then the Anchorage Daily News:

"Dwight Kramer thinks it's silly to outlaw unintentional snagging of a fish that doesn't like to bite a hook anyway. Last week the Kenai-Soldotna Fish and Game Advisory Committee agreed. It recommended that the state Board of Fisheries remove the prohibition.

The board will consider it at its spring meeting in Anchorage, March 9-13.

Though targeted at the congested Russian River -- a premiere sockeye fishery that the state says averages better than 50,000 fish harvested annually -- the proposal has statewide reach."

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