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Lead in Fishing

Did you know that lead in fishing gear is dangerous to your health, the environment, and wildlife? Several northeast states have banned the use of lead fishing gear due to the dangers.

Lead-free fishing tackle
Lead-free fishing tackle is effective and is protective of waterfowl
  • Read about our program in the Berkshire Eagle.
  • Check out the projects below including how a Boy Scout has made a tremendous difference in his Massachusetts community by completing a TURI grant and see how he continues his work through his own web site.

Read about TURI Grant Projects in Lead Free Fishing

Hopkinton Great Sinker Swap

Lead Free Fishing on Martha's Vineyard

Lead Fishing Weight Exchange in Milton