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Old 05-04-2012, 12:47 PM
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Originally Posted by 2weightfavorite View Post
Just a reminder, if you're not keeping your fish be sure to thoroughly wet your hands before handing them. A dry fish released has a terrible chance at living. Take pictures in shallow water, try to avoid dry rocks, dirt, and leaves. Hopefully I can find some delayed mortality stats to post to help emphasize the point.
Another bad habit is laying the fish down on rough ground for a pic. Just hold it in one hand and snap with the other. Not that difficult and allows for a much faster release.

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