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Let me start by saying, I have been a member of this forum for a while now and have found it a great resource. The moderators on the board do a great job, and most of the discussions are kept fairly civilized with their oversight. I have a great respect for the job they do. However, I was a little surprised to see a post regarding fish farming immediately moved from the saltwater board.

I am not a member of the posters organization, but I do feel the post directly relates to saltwater fishing. To move it to the obscure environmental issues and fishing politics forum seems a disservice to the poster, and the salmon resource he is trying to protect. At the top of the saltwater forum is a sticky post regarding dolphin harvesting in Asia. Is that not also an "environmental issue" ? yet it has remained on the top of the saltwater forum for months. Looking down a couple of posts I see an advertisement of reels for sale by a local company in the saltwater forum.

I don't understand why these other posts are considered appropriate, yet a post regarding Salmon conservation is removed from this forum. I would think the issue of fish farming concerns a lot of Saltwater fishers. Banishing the post seems a little bit of an over reaction. Just my opinion.
 

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I would agree, if their was a little consistency in the policy being applied. Don't commercial sales belong on the advertisers forum or classifieds section?. Isn't a post regarding local Salmon conservation issues more pertinent to BC sport fishers than a petition on Asian Dolphin conservation issues. These other off topic posts haven't been relocated from the saltwater fishing forum. Why not leave the fish farm post in the Saltwater forum. It is clearly more pertinent to the local saltwater fisherman than several others currently on the saltwater forum. If people aren't interested in the topic, they don't have to read the post.

Not trying to start an argument, but if fish farming isn't relevant topic for the saltwater forum, how are the other ones more appropriate.
 
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