King salmon lose with catch-and-release

So the hook and release mortality downplayed at 10 percent, however not expressed that the fish that are released do not spawn, and the oxygen deprivation damages the survival of the eggs. So with an uptick in returning kings management continues exploit kings for fun where they spawn. Lincoln said it best, “a house divided cannot stand.” ADFG Sportfish manages for opportunity at any cost. The commercial side is bound by highly restrictive allocation plans. The pressure on kings in the river remains unlimited.  Man will win. The kings will lose.


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