Treble hook ban approved by Naples City Council

CREATED Apr 2, 2014 - UPDATED: Apr 2, 2014

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NAPLES, Fla. - The Naples City Council approved a ban of treble hooks at the city pier in an effort to protect pelicans.

The council approved the ban in a 6 to 1 vote.  The Conservancy of Southwest Florida had pushed for the ban due to an alarming number of injuries and deaths involving brown pelicans.