For folks that have practiced catch and release fishing, this is old hat. Folks range from 100% catch and release, to catch and eat (and release that not destined for the table). The key is minimizing kill rate on the fish, of course.
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John (a.k.a. "giantbrookie") serves as a Moderator for the High Sierra Topix Community. John and his wife Judy have fished hundreds of the wilderness lakes of the High Sierra, as well as enjoying and brewing beer, and gardening, with special emphasis on bulbs. John’s professional life as a geology professor includes research on the geology of the Sierra Nevada.
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Reports continue to filter in about high country lakes that have been gillnetted in order to create habitat for mountain yellow legged frogs. Although these lakes are a small fraction of the total number of lakes with fish in the Sierra, finding out which lakes have been gillnetted is very difficult, and this is a […]