I had a good friend send me something that needs to be shared with the rest of ya that believe in supporting Catfish Rescue. It seems somebody has started a petition against the Catfish Rescue beliefs. Their website just opened recently and is in it's infinite stages, but as of today has 78 signatures on a petition to save the paylakes. This kind of petition against Catfish rescue really needs to be taken care of before it gets going. Only my opinion. Below is a post from the website I'm referring to. Here is another post on their site.... The owner of the website and author of the petition just happens to be a paylake owner. (Yeah I know, imagine that). I guess he feels threatened by what the catfishrescue stands for. His propaganga in his petition is biased, but he could easily get the support of his patrons in supporting his attempt to lobby any kind of legislation against the paylake operations. I get the feeling he is trying to quietly gather signatures in support of his questionable rights to take the very fish we as anglers fish for in public waters, but only for his personal gain and profit. Having seen for the past year or so both commercial and recreational fishermen removing trophy size blue catfish from local fishery's close to me. I can't keep a blind eye to it and sit by idle. you guys in the midwest have been seeing it for years and it just isn't right in my opinion. The taking of these trophy's out of public waters and turning around and selling to paylakes for a profit. I don't have a problem with paylakes raising their own fish for their lakes for profit. But don't be taking them from public waters. While I am sure some will disagree with me on my stance, I am also sure others feel the same way I do. I would hope people will support the CatfishRescue for the right reasons. If you feel supporting the CatfishRescue is the right thing to do, I hope you signed the petition and support what is trying to be done to save our public fishery's. Their interest(Paylakes) is solely personal gain at the publics expense. I'm not forcing anybody to do anything they don't believe in. Not my goal at all. My goal is to protect the public fishery's from being drained of their resources.