PLS Lake Ridge Parks and Recreation STOP Cruel 'Fish Out'

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Cruel ""Fish Out"" from

 

http://www.lakeridgeva.com/About-LRPRA-Online~5523~299.htm

http://www.lakeridgeva.com/cal/CalendarShow.asp?event_id=345573&event_batch=1

 

"""THE TROUT HAVE MIGRATED TO TALL OAKS THIS YEAR


TALL OAKS Pool Fish Out
Begins Friday April 15, noon

Continues through April 23

12 noon – 7pm

TALL OAKS POOL

$7.00 for everyone ages 3 and up, with a two fish limit per individual. 

$4.00 charge for each fish caught over the two fish limit.

Groups of ten or more – pre-register and the fee is $5 per person

The trout have migrated to tall oaks pool this year due to the renovations being done to Ridgewood Pool.  We are stocking Tall Oaks with 750 rainbow trout and will fish them out over spring break.  Fishermen can bring their own tackle or rent cane poles at the pool for $1.00 each.  Fish will bite on corn, cheese, mini marshmallows, worms, and lures (single barb hooks only, please!). Bait cups will be available for fifty cents at the fishing hole.  Groups of ten or more must pre-register to take advantage of a reduced rate of $5 per person. Call the Recreation Department for information 703-491-2154
Location: Tall Oaks PoolWhen: Friday, April 15  - Saturday, April 23  12:00 PM - 7:00 PM """"

 

 

 

About FISHING :

 

http://www.peta.org/issues/animals-in-entertainment/fishing.aspx

 

PETA ACTION  :

 

The Lake Ridge Parks and Recreation Association in Lake Ridge, Virginia, plans to throw 750 rainbow trout into a swimming pool and encourage residents

 

to *** "fish them out" over the course of a week!

 

Fish have personalities, communicate, and form bonds with each

 

other, and this cruel annual event causes immense suffering to them.

 

There is overwhelming scientific evidence **that fish feel pain, and fish

 

clearly suffer when impaled by a metal hook

 

 

and dragged into an  environment in which  they can't breathe.

 

 

*** If Cats or Dogs were the

 

victims of ***similar abuse, the perpetrators

 

could be thrown into jail for cruelty to animals.

 

***  With so many other fun pool activities  to choose from, there's no excuse  *for tormenting fish for entertainment.

 

 

 

*** PLS take ACTION HERE :

 

1 / A LETTER TO SEND  here :

 

https://secure.peta.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=3665

 

2/  Or PLS send your polite comment  here

 

http://www.lakeridgeva.com/forms/formDisplay.asp?frm_id=1340&assn_id=299

 

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What You Can Do

  • To combat fishing in your area, post "No Fishing" signs on your land if you have a pond or a lake, join or form an anti-fishing organization, and protest fishing tournaments. Encourage your legislators to enact or enforce wildlife-protection laws.
  • Before you support a "wildlife" or "conservation" group, ask about its position on fishing. Groups such as the National Wildlife Federation, the National Audubon Society, the Sierra Club, the Izaak Walton League, the Wilderness Society, the World Wildlife Fund, and many others either support or do not oppose sport fishing.

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