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A day for fishing enthusiasts to celebrate
4/3/2019
Credit:
Dennis Smith, Reporter-Herald
For better or worse, some of fly-fishing's finest traditions cane rods, wicker creels and opening day, to name a few, have all but vanished from the modern angling scene.

Modern materials and enlightened fisheries management have changed the way the game is played dramatically, in some cases.

For example, I don't know too many anglers who brag about killing a 10-trout limit these days, do you? We might keep a few brook trout for the pan every now and then, but for the most part, today's catch-and-release ethic has replaced the "slay 'em-and-fillet 'em" mindset of the '50s and '60s.


READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE ON THE REPORTER-HERALD WEBSITE:
http://www.reporterherald.com/columnists/homewaters/ci_32551775/day-fishing-enthusiasts-celebrate