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Online John F

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Fish survival post-release....
« on: May 14, 2019, 10:42:08 am »
Long but very interesting read... especially the release after a long battle being better than a short one ...

https://openbow.org/2019/05/13/ask-a-pro-8-are-your-released-tuna-surviving-we-ask-the-pros/

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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 11:42:17 am »
Interesting indeed, and encouraging for us smaller built anglers who can't winch a big fish in at high speed. I always felt a little guilty for the time it took me to land a fish, seems this was better in the end.
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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 12:23:43 pm »
Looks like the secret is to allow the fish extra recovering time.... 

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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2019, 12:49:51 pm »
That's really interesting...

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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2019, 01:21:09 pm »
I wonder if this would be equally applicable to  small and large mass fish such as tuna and bills...  :dunno:

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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2019, 04:46:45 pm »
 :win: :tkx:  another interesting post  :bow: :bow: :toppie:
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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2019, 05:57:09 pm »
Excellent article. Thanks for sharing. I get so cranky when I see videos of people landing Geets by dragging them over the gunnel and whacking their heads on the deck while hi 5 ing their mates  :unhap :unhap :unhap


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Re: Fish survival post-release....
« Reply #7 on: May 15, 2019, 12:33:33 pm »
excellent article... I shared it on the one Facebook group as well, did mention it's from here.
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