but unfortunately in malta we have a habit of complaining alot and hardly ever take a stand on anything.
another obvious example that affects all of usare the utility bills, everyone complains about the bills but has anybody actually done something constructive about it.NOOOO!!!
Call me a pessimist but unfortunately I"m already counting on the fact that this summer I'm gonna have to pay a rod license.
this issue as far as the maltese are concerned has already passed because, a) the majority of maltese people especially alot of anglers have no idea that this is going to a vote in april. So the Joe Borg will go to the meeting without a care in the world, probably pass the motion and then come back to malta and shock each and every person when it's put on the news that EVERY SINGLE PERSON who has/will ever touch hook or net to water will have to pay an annual fee.
Whats really gonna be amusing is how the authorities in malta are gonna control this. Illegal hunting and trapping is hard enough to control, but fishing, as if!!!
Imagine the the police/wardens on a Sunday patrolling the coast from msida to st julians and stopping every one for their license and checking their catches. What fun!!! I can honestly envision a few cops and wardens going for a swim or having a rod shoved in very tight hole. Imagine trying to tell all the pole fisherman on the gzira front to throw away all the tiny little fishfingers that they catch and then try and give them a ticket.lol