Education

Education

  • Ethical Angling This shift in focus usually occurs over time, often over the course of many years. But sometimes it happens quickly, when anglers realize that the places they love are changing. Small rivers are poisoned and muddied by poor farming practices. Shores of pristine lakes are developed, and careless users leave litter behind. The best way for anglers to preserve the environment is to set a good example for others to follow. Read More
  • Fish Habitats Habitat determines which fish species live in various bodies of water. Trout live in lakes with clear, cold and deep water. Most lakes, by comparison, have cool, moderately clear, moderately deep water, where bass, pike, walleyes or panfish may live. Warm, shallow lakes are bullhead and carp territory. Read More
  • Selective Harvesting Catching fish, and then releasing some of them, is a popular practice today. In many places, there just aren't enough fish to go around. In such cases, regulations may specify that certain fish must be released. In many other situations, anglers voluntarily release some of their catch, to help sustain a healthy fishing environment. Read More