Welcome to your Green Bay Packers Online Community!

Since 2006, PackersHome has been providing a unique experience for fans.
Your participation is greatly anticipated!
Login or Register.
Options
View
Go to last post Go to first unread
Offline Pack93z  
#1 Posted : Thursday, January 15, 2009 7:05:48 PM(UTC)
Pack93z

Rank: Hall of Famer

PackersHome NFL Pick'em - Bronze: 2012

United States
Joined: 3/16/2007(UTC)
Location: North Central Wisconsin

Applause Given: 383
Applause Received: 1,027

Personally, I don't know that I could throw him back.. but I would struggle in keeping such a prize as well..

In the end.. a Musky that large.. it would probably warrant a picture and back in the drink.. A walleye or other fine eating fish.. sorry bud.. your cooked.

http://www.jsonline.com/...s/outdoors/37615914.html

Larger Picture link...
http://206.210.94.83/ass...ge/Big%20Kahuna%20001%20(Medium).jpg

UserPostedImage

Quote:
The huge fish sagged in the landing net, straining the metal handle and testing the catch-and-release ethics of the angler.

For most, it's simply hypothetical: If you landed a potential world-record fish, would you release it so it could live, reproduce and possibly be caught again? Or would you kill it so you could put your name and image in the record books?

But for Dale MacNair, cradling a mammoth musky in the gathering dark and pounding waves on the St. Lawrence River last Nov. 28, it was no chat room discussion. It was real life.


....
I think when there's enough will and aggression, there's no shortage of talent either.

UserPostedImage
Sponsor
Offline Cheesey  
#2 Posted : Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:20:31 PM(UTC)
Cheesey

Rank: Most Valuable Player

Joined: 7/28/2008(UTC)

Applause Given: 162
Applause Received: 354

Wow......for me that would be a tougher decision. First, if i was fishing for muskies regularly, I'd have a scale on board.
If it WAS a world record, it could be a VERY valuable fish. Plus a once in a lifetime thing.
UserPostedImage
Offline Nonstopdrivel  
#3 Posted : Thursday, January 15, 2009 8:25:51 PM(UTC)
Nonstopdrivel

Rank: Hall of Famer

United States
Joined: 9/14/2008(UTC)
Location: Germany

Applause Given: 364
Applause Received: 263

I admit I'm surprised that anglers deliberately going out to look for large fish didn't have a scale.

It's a moral dilemma I'll probably never have to face. :)
UserPostedImage
Rss Feed 
Users browsing this topic
Guest
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

Notification

Icon
Error

Recent Topics
3h / Green Bay Packers Talk / porky88

4h / Green Bay Packers Talk / beast

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

12h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DoddPower

13h / Green Bay Packers Talk / DarkaneRules

15h / Random Babble / nyrpack

16h / Green Bay Packers Talk / nyrpack

16h / Around The NFL / nyrpack

16h / Around The NFL / nyrpack

16h / Around The NFL / nyrpack

16h / Around The NFL / nyrpack

17h / Green Bay Packers Talk / StarrMax1

1-Sep / Random Babble / dfosterf

30-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / Gaycandybacon

30-Aug / Green Bay Packers Talk / nerdmann


Tweeter

Copyright © 2006-2014 PackersHome.com™. All Rights Reserved.