06/17/11 - 10:19am
Author’s note: The column below originally appeared in the Clarion on Jan. 11, 2002.
Sport fishing, like freedom, is not free. Those who would enjoy it must exercise a degree of responsibility.
You won’t find this in any statute or regulation, but as a sport angler, you must strive to distinguish between right and wrong, to think and act rationally, and to hold yourself accountable for your actions.
And you thought all you had to do was hold onto your fishing rod.