Back to the Future
Well, as a reader of this magazine, I’m assuming the most of us are firmly in the “catch and release” camp. There are those, however that are not. Good idea to make it easier for them to catch our bass? You tell me! Moving on from this, we should never lose sight of the fact that manufacturers of all these technologies have the same goal. Profits! For us to calmly buy any new gadgetry based on the assumption that they have any ethical considerations about the fate of bass population anywhere, would be a huge mistake on our part. For them, it’s purely about profit. Let’s for a moment look at the current direction these suppliers of electronic wizardry are taking us in. Currently you can buy a camera which you attach to you fishing line, and you can cast it into an area where you think there might be fish. Retrieve it, review the footage, >> Earlier we spoke about the ethics involved in the use of high tech gadgets to put fish into the boat. Firstly, we need to take note of the fact that these gadgets are available to anyone that has got the money. So, what’s the problem?