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Old 05-03-2012, 04:39 PM
HuskerFlyFisher HuskerFlyFisher is offline
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Default Question about keeping fish that you catch in GSMNP

First off, let me say I've never kept a fish, because I don't know how to clean fish.

But just supposing I wanted to, if every Smokies fisherman wanted to keep a few fish to eat, would this affect the overall population of the fish in the park to any degree?

I heard one fellow say one time that there are a lot of predators for these fish that are a lot more of a threat than any fisherman - snakes, raccoons, river otter, king fisher, etc.

I also get the impression that the GSMNP has a pretty liberal policy of your being able to "keep" five fish per day because they are confident that the fisherman that can actually bring 5 to hand is going to be a rare bird.

Thoughts on this?
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