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A Murder of One

Blair31 Wrote: May 14, 2012 10:57 AM
That's why I fish. I don't hunt. When I fish, it's catch and release. I'm not for abortion either.
Doug5049 Wrote: May 14, 2012 11:00 AM
What's the point of catch and release? When I fish, I eat the fish I catch. There's nothing tastier than fish so fresh it was swimming less than an hour before you eat it.
Tinsldr2 Wrote: May 14, 2012 11:18 AM
Sometimes I fish and release because the fish are not tasty species, and certainly i mostly obey species closures.

Plus I just enjoy fishing. I fish for a lot of small sharks (3 to 5 ft range) and I occasionally eat some but most of them are release because I just enjoy catching them on light tackle.

However, i do have a freezer full of Cobia and red snapper and have no problem catching and releasing into a pan or grill when species is right and I feel like cleaning fish.

Here is me holding a red snapper:

Some years ago, I was sitting in a tree stand in Sampson County, North Carolina. Less than an hour after ascending into the stand, a beautiful doe stepped into my field of vision. I raised my 30/30 and set my sights just behind her right shoulder. Just as I was about to pull the trigger, I saw something moving along the outer perimeter of my field of vision. I glanced to my right and saw a young fawn grazing just 25 yards away from its mother – the doe I had nearly shot. I had to draw my weapon down for...