Efforts To Urge Angelers And Fishermen To Recycle Their Fishing Lines To Minimize Threat To Wildlife

Canisters where anglers can toss their used fishing line are being placed at numerous locations to reduce the number of injuries to wild birds.

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        Dr. Stefan Harsch assists as veterinary technician Christina Camacho reaches down the throat and into the stomach of a female brown pelican Wednesday to remove fish hooks at the South Florida Wildlife Center in Fort Lauderdale.

    Amy Beth Bennett    /    Sun Sentinel

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