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Subject: Califonria fishing licenses—the beginning:
Name: Ken Jones
Date: May-30-08 6:51pm

n 1913, the Anglers License Act made it a misdemeanor for any person over 18 years of age to take, catch, or kill any “game fish” for any purpose other than profit, without first purchasing a license. For purposes of the Act, “game fishes” did not include white seabass, but did include tuna; yellowtail; giant sea bass; albacore; barracuda; bonito; rock bass (kelp bass); California whiting (corbina); surf-fish; yellowfin croaker; spotfin croaker; salmon; steelhead; other trout; charr; white-fish (mountain whitefish); striped
bass; and black bass. White seabass was added to the list of “game fish” in 1937.

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Subject: amazing what was not considered a "game fish"
Name: illcatchanything
Date: May-30-08 10:33pm

One day Bat rays will be accepted as game fish.....

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Subject: Amazing what WAS considered a game fish
Name: bcoblentz
Date: Jun-1-08 1:03am

Yellowfin croaker? Nowadays anyone who says something like that probably follows it up with a pie recipe...

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