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unexpected consequences

by bill piatek

We're pretty well locked down with the virus here. Only a few river spots to fish. With the layoffs the rivers are more crowded than usual.

What I didn't expect was the effect since game & fish stopped stocking. With all the pressure the natives as well as the stockers have been fished out in a few short weeks.

Looks like it will take a couple of years to recover :-/

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Apr 24, 2020
New normal
by: Martin

Here in OK we have been fishing at local ponds and rivers. Everyone is using social distancing and common sense. Be well! Fish on!

Apr 25, 2020
maybe you're right
by: bill piatek

My wife has been trying to convince me to go back to the Rio Grande for catfish. Haven't done that for 4-5 years. Maybe both you and her are right.

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