Hundreds of Bass Dead: Catch & Release to Blame?

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Hundreds of Bass Dead: Catch & Release to Blame?

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Hundreds of Wisconsin Bass Found Dead After Meet

July 25, 2006 "” By Associated Press

LA CROSSE, Wis. "” Nearly all 582 bass were marked with a clipped tail fin, evidence they were caught /released during a July bass-fishing tournament..

As part of a study, the DNR clipped the tail fins of over 2,000 bass caught/released during the tournament in response to a Wisconsin law calling for investigation of the impacts of catch-and-release programs in bass tournaments.

"If we are killing the fish, we definitely want to know why."

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