> Micro-plastic pollution is created when bottles, bags, wrappers and other trash thrown into the ocean are broken down into smaller and smaller pieces by the sun, saltwater and wave action.
Can’t not like the idea, but I’d be curious how often that filter would need to be cleaned…and what could happen if you forgot to?
4. Boat shipments up 23% over Feb 2020.
5. ON: Looking for fishing gear donations for the homeless.
Fredericton Homeless Shelters are looking for fishing gear that their guests can use along the St. John River banks in the city, and for a couple of group fishing trips to Lower Lincoln.
> “We’ll probably do a couple of these events, where we go out with…some hotdogs and burgers and have a day out and some relaxing time. …to get out of town a little bit and spend some time at the river, take the guys and gals out for fresh air and to enjoy nature. It’s great – good for the soul.”
6. SD: Lake Oahe ramp closed for repairs.
Bush’s Landing north of Pierre:
> “Due to low-water conditions, the current high-water ramp is out of service. We have a target date of May 28 to finish the low-water ramp. …we are doing our best to get it done as quickly as possible.
> “We have not extended the lower-level ramp prior to this year because of the extreme financial cost and the higher water levels. This low-water ramp project is over $500,000 alone. The access road out to the low-water ramp goes under water when we experience high water levels and creates extremely challenging working conditions…to perform work.”
7. MN-FISH donates fishin’ boat…
…to non-profit Camp Fire Minnesota = nature-based learning for youth: