They Must Not Have Gotten The Memo...

 Kirk Damon Osborne

Kirk Damon Osborne

In 1994, 72-percent of Florida's voters approved the constitutional amendment banning the use of entanglement (gill) nets in Florida waters. Apparently, these two hard-working 'Murican commercial fishermen didn't get the memo...

 Todd Jay Brown

Todd Jay Brown

My colleague Jim Waymer at Florida Today brings us the tale of Todd Jay Brown, and Kirk Damen Osborne who were both arrested and face third-degree felony charges for allegedly possessing an illegal gill net or entangling net. Brown was also cited for allegedly possessing an oversized red drum and a tarpon without a tarpon tag, both second-degree misdemeanors. Read his story here.