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Past Thoughts

Memories

Dan Bullock
Proud Moment ... "Look! My fish is bigger than me!"

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Hook and Release

Basic Release Technique

1. Once hooked, keep a good tension on the line keeping a large bow in the rod. If the fish isn't moving try applying "side pressure" by dropping your rod to 45 degrees to the water. This often gets the fish moving.

2. Try to bring the fish in as quickly as possible. Over playing a fish will lessen the chance of survival.

3. Get the fish out of current to a slower area of water roughly 12 to 18 inches deep.

4. Use a dip net with soft scale friendly netting.




In Memory of John Warren Duncan

June 24, 1948 - February 10, 2007

Dunc ~ Thanks for the memories. You are greatly missed by many.