North Dakota Outdoors: Proper release of a fish important any time
March 20, 2023
If you don’t fish, what I’m about to say won’t sound logical: Catch-and-release isn’t always the best choice for fishing.
The short answer is when you catch and release a fish and the fish doesn’t end up surviving, then releasing a fish back into the water can do more harm than good.
Stay with me.
For most situations, catch-and-release remains a tried-and-true approach t...