Angling Trade E-Survey: How do you really feel about “grip-n-grin” fish photos? 4 By Angling Trade on 02/14/2023 Industry News How do you really feel about “grip-n-grin” fish photos? They’re fine, if you handle the fish properly and limit air exposure. Never ever, and frankly the Instagram stuff is out of control. No holds barred, go for it. Don’t know/no opinion. View Results Loading ... Share. Twitter Facebook Pinterest LinkedIn Tumblr Email
Don’t mind the pictures as long as they are quick and fish are treated correctly. The issue I have is the whole long arming average fish to look bigger. I know I am old , that has become one of my pet peeves. I am not alone a few if the guys at the shop feel the same.
Just take your pic in the net in the water. And I couldn’t give a crap about Instagram or any of this social media BS. Just be a responsible angler and enjoy your time on the water, at the rate we are going it could all be gone soon !
Over the years i have watched the way people and clients handle fish and there is no regard to the fish’s ability to live through the catch and release.
Someone wrote a while back that hooking a fish and fighting them to the net puts the fish’s life in danger
It is like the fish has run a marathon and then we hold them out of the water to take a Picture, they are out of breath just like a human, but they have a problem with lactic acid
Too much to explain here
I think it’s between the first two choices … A proper quick grip and grin needs 2 participants. A guy holding the fish and another snapping the picture . If your by yourself, netting the fish , leaving it in the net while you set up a tripod then make sure your in view , your a fuckin joke and don’t care about the fish , get lost