Opinion: Does Catch and Release Work?

July 5, 2021 By: Spencer Durrant

brownieI’ve been sitting on this topic for a few weeks now, but I finally got all my thoughts put down into what I hope is a coherent manner.

The topic is catch and release fishing, and I’ve been curious if catch and release is all we need to do in order to do our part for conservation.

I think it’s important that we don’t rest on our laurels and focus only on catch and release. We need to do more – and you can read my full thoughts on the topic here.