Anglers and everyone else need to be concerned about the massive amount of mono-filament fishing line that is being discarded into our waters. The damage on our marine resources is showing up more frequently than ever.

A few years back, I took part in a retrieval of the trashed fishing line at the old Washington Park on 61st Street. The trash bags full of the line we retrieved around the rocky shoreline astonished everyone involved.

Capt. Joe Kent is a columnist for The Daily News. Report your catch to or call 409-683-5273.

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