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New Politics of Fish Episode – Giving Back to the Resource with Bill Shedd

The latest episode of The Politics of Fish podcast features a conversation with Bill Shedd, Chairman and CEO of the American Fishing Tackle Company (AFTCO). Mr. Shedd discusses his background, the importance of giving back to natural resources and the changes he has seen in marine conservation policies throughout his career. Mr. Shedd is also the inaugural winner of ASA’s Gary J. Zurn Conservation Award, and he has worked tirelessly throughout his career on efforts to conserve fisheries, benefitting anglers and the industry.

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