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Y'town 3/26/2016

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  • tohotimtohotim Posts: 75 Deckhand
    How do you think this red did after you released it - minus its slime-coat...???!!! Ridiculous treatment of a fish to be released...You DID release it didn't you? Being conservative and resource minded...
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  • Snook SpankerSnook Spanker Inglis / YankeetownPosts: 1,843 Captain
    tohotim wrote: »
    How do you think this red did after you released it - minus its slime-coat...???!!! Ridiculous treatment of a fish to be released...You DID release it didn't you? Being conservative and resource minded...

    Why rag on the guy when you ave no way of knowing if that red was on his table for dinner or not? I think you may be junpin the gun a little! That sure looks like a keeper to me?
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  • Luv2YakLuv2Yak Posts: 944 Officer
    tohotim wrote: »
    How do you think this red did after you released it - minus its slime-coat...???!!! Ridiculous treatment of a fish to be released...You DID release it didn't you? Being conservative and resource minded...

    I'm not conservative - or liberal :wink. I am very resource-minded.

    You may or may not be able to tell from the photo, however, the deck of the kayak is wet. I use a rubber EGO net to land fish. I handle all fish with my wetted hands but as little as possible. A wet deck, rubber net and wetted hands helps to minimize removing the fish's slime coat.

    This particular Red Drum was 23". After taking the photo it went into the fish bag then transported home on ice in a cooler to be filleted, cooked then eaten. Guts go in the vegetable garden soil and head and skin go in the freezer for crab trap bait.
  • Catfish_HunterCatfish_Hunter Posts: 261 Deckhand
    nice red, love fishing out of my kayak. we usually hit ozello or CR in them. Don't mind the heckler he's just mad he's at home not catching any red's like this lol.
  • capt louiecapt louie citrus countyPosts: 10,165 Moderator
    Don't mind the heckler he's just mad he's at home not catching any red's like this lol.

    He's not heckling and he is not mad. It's a goose/gander thing.. :cool:
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  • tohotimtohotim Posts: 75 Deckhand
    capt louie wrote: »
    He's not heckling and he is not mad. It's a goose/gander thing.. :cool:

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  • RedbonzRedbonz Posts: 4,538 Captain
    Those get invited to dinner at my house also....
    If it don't fit force it. If it breaks it needed replace anyways. :banghead
  • xmuskyguidexmuskyguide Beautiful HomosassaPosts: 1,731 Captain
    Glad he went home for dinner but one red fish more or less is not going to affect the resource. Their numbers aren't exactly stressed or in short supply. As many as are caught and released in our area, I've never seen a floater. Leads me to believe they must be pretty hardy.
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  • BillyBilly ChassahowitzkaPosts: 2,728 Captain
    Don't mind the heckler he's just mad he's at home not catching any red's like this lol.

    I think maybe, just maybe, the poster was given the OP a dose of his own medicine. L2Y has a tendency to see only those who do wrong, and pointing it out to them, regardless if he is doing wrong too. Course his wrong always has a reason unlike others.

    Bill
    "And the ocean is howling for the things that might have been..."
  • tohotimtohotim Posts: 75 Deckhand
    Billy wrote: »
    I think maybe, just maybe, the poster was given the OP a dose of his own medicine. L2Y has a tendency to see only those who do wrong, and pointing it out to them, regardless if he is doing wrong too. Course his wrong always has a reason unlike others.

    Bill

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  • Catfish_HunterCatfish_Hunter Posts: 261 Deckhand
    lol my bad. not having posted in a while may have left me in the dark. it seemed a little out of the norm.
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