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  • Thursday, May 04, 2006

    Yellowstone has aesthetic fishing

    YELLOWSTONE FISHING
    INFLUENCED BY AESTHETICS
    TROUT MORTALITY

    NOT AN ISSUE
    EASE & VISITOR
    EXPERIENCE MAIN FACTOR
    BARBED HOOKS TAKE A WALK!
    -- There is no biological reason to believe that a barbless hook is going to increase the chances of a trout's survival. There is a public perception that it does. So; as noted previously, here, Yellowstone National Park has changed it's fishing regulations to require barbless hooks.
    -- As soon as the stiletto effect, (and it's deep infections,) becomes widely publicized; fly fishers, the public, and the powers at Yellowstone National Park will probably change the rules again.
    -- We'll keep you posted.
    Read More:
    Helena independent Record
    Midcurrent

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