[env-trinity] Congressman George Miller Keynote Speaker At ASA Anglers Caucus Jan. 7!

Daniel Bacher danielbacher at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 3 11:15:55 PST 2006


To: Outdoor Press and Fishery Leaders

Congressman George Miller will be the keynote speaker at the ASA/Fred Hall 
Show Anglers Caucus breakfast Saturday January 7th at the Cow Palace. Mr. 
Miller has led a number of Federal efforts to restore Northern California's 
fisheries and reserve water for fish needs. In 1992 he sponsored the Central 
Valley Project Improvement Act which has made huge improvements in the fish 
runs. His subject at the Caucus will be "The Water Wars, Can The Fish 
Survive".

In addition to George Miller, the event will also feature  the incoming 
President of the Fish and Game Commission Michael Flores, along with the 
Commission's newly appointed Director, John Carlson (invited). Other 
speakers at the event include: Ryan Broddrick, Director of the California 
Department of Fish and Game; Calif. Assemblyman Dave Cogdill; Mike Nussman, 
President of the American Sportfishing Association; Jim Kellogg, current 
President of the Calif. Fish and Game Commission; Dave Pfeiffer, Vice 
President of Shimano Corporation; Phil Isenberg, Chair of the Marine Life 
Protection Act Panel, and Roger Thomas, a member of the Pacific Fishery 
Management Council.

Darrell Ticehurst, California's recreational representative on the Pacific 
Fisheries Management Council, along with Coastside Fishing Club president, 
Chris Hall, will also be on the dais and will
give a broad sportfishing perspective on our fisheries, according to Tom 
Raftican, president of United Anglers of Southern California.

The breakfast is open to all those concerned about fish and water policies. 
It will begin at 8:00 AM in building F in the lower pavilion of the Cow 
Palace. Participants should enter the gate in the parking lot just south of 
the main Cow Palace entrance. The gate will open at 7:30 AM.  Cost of the 
event is $30 which includes the breakfast and entrance to the Fred Hall 
Fishing Tackle and Boat show which opens at 10:00 AM. Participants can 
register and pay in advance on the Coastside Fishing Club website 
(www.coastsidefishingclub.com <http://www.coastsidefishingclub.com/> ). You 
can also register and then pay at the door by sending an email with your 
name and contact info to Mike Lum at MLum at fredhall.com


Let me know if you have questions.

Dick Pool, For the ASA

(925) 825-8560

rpool at protroll.com




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