Freedom to Fish Rally
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FREEDOM TO FISH RALLY
Please make plans to join us at the Freedom to Fish Rally at the Barkley Dam Pavilion.
Saturday, April 13, 2013, 11:00 AM CST
Speakers will be:
· Lyon County Judge-Executive Wade White
· Livingston County Judge-Executive Chris Lasher
· U. S. Senator Mitch McConnell
· U. S. Senator Lamar Alexander
· U. S. Senator Rand Paul
· U. S. Congressman Ed Whitfield
The United States Army Corps of Engineers has proposed restricted access areas below all the dams along the Cumberland River, including Barkley Dam. This would eliminate the freedom to fish in the prime areas for fish populations, the tailwaters below the dams.
The federal delegation has introduced the “Freedom to Fish Act,” which would prevent the Corps of Engineers from taking any action to establish a restricted area prohibiti