Re: You are NOT "FISHING"
Originally Posted by dabnis
From what I remember, a long time ago, "fishing" in the regs basicaly meant larger vessels with "gear" in the water, like drag boats (trawlers), long line boats, seiners, trollers and the like, all being used to generate revenue.
I doubt the person in their sports fishing boat with maybe 4 lines out falls into the "fishing" catagory? Jackdale?
While they may be fishing, they are not a vessel engaged in fishing. Just as a sailboat is not necessarily a sailing vessel. Nuanced, but important.
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