"Tag-and-Release" Trips

Pointing to fly fishing as the likely origin of most catch-and-release fishing, Ed Zieralski describes a new type of high-end fishing trip: where the participants pay big bucks to tag and release large numbers of pelagic fish. “‘It was a pretty enlightening trip,’ said Greenberg, a director of operations for an investment company, one of the 15 anglers, each of whom not only paid the usual price of $4,000 for the long-range trip, but another $1,500 (tax-deductible) for a retrievable archival tag.” In the San Diego Union-Tribune.

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