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This pelican got tangled in a fisherman’s rig but survived after Tampa Bay Watch volunteers removed the hook.Tampa Bay Watch

Anglers need to clean up to protect nature

TIERRA VERDE — I consider myself a pretty good caster, but occasionally I do snag a mangrove. I take great care when removing the lure, partly because I'm a cheapskate and can't stand losing a $7 MirrOlure. But I also know that fishing line kills. On a warm September morning 20 years ago, I was touring the small is …