Anecdotal evidence shared by other anglers can help us decide where to fish tomorrow, or add a new river to our "must fish" list, but more than fish tales are needed to confirm conservation work is warranted and successful. These efforts need validation, and this validation comes from scientific data. It isnít as sexy as tales of big fish, gin clear water, and prolific hatches, but these tales are often made possible through hard work, done by real people. Today we look at why Biologists electroshock fish, and the important role it plays in protecting cold-water fisheries.
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