Net Ban Upheld–Again

The First District Court of Appeal has upheld Florida’s Net Ban, reversing a local judge’s ruling that attempted to undo the prohibition of gill nets.

Appellant judges opined that Circuit Court Judge Jackie Fulford had erred on numerous levels and had improperly overturned another same-level judge’s finding.

The decision was the latest in a legal parade of lawsuits by a handful of gill netters in the Panhandle.


Last November, this legal nightmare was originally brought to our attention, find out more.