19 August 2014

• What We’ve Been Told About Leaving Deeply Imbedded Hooks in Fish…


…It Ain’t Necessarily So!

“For years, anglers catching gut-hooked fish have cut the line close to the hook, leaving it deeply embedded, as fishing authorites, biologists, and conservation agencies have advised. The message has been that hooks rust and fall out of the fish.

”But what is this advise based on? To our knowledge, almost no studies have followed the fate of fish with hooks in their esophagus.”

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