Originally Posted by g022271
I am aware that live trout are used as bait and that they are available at retail stores...i.e. Gander Mtn. and I see no problem with that at all. I may alienate some guides by what I am going to say next, but if they want a larger trout to use as bait and by what you said , I am assuming that they use caught browns from the Clinch instead, that is kind of like commercial fishing, right? or am I wrong?
I use trout I catch from the clinch to catch clinch stripers. A few die to save hundreds, all the stripers caught die.