If your idea of bait is a harmless little worm, think again. Some fish bait contains viruses that infect entire lakes and rivers, causing skeletal deformation and even death for the fish that eat it. What happens if you eat one of these fish?
WHAT'S INSIDE: FISH CONSERVATION
- Fish Populations
- Responsible Fishing
Many fishermen release the fish they catch. But those fish don't always survive their battle wounds. It takes special skill to help a fish back into the water. How do you do it?
The wilderness is known for its lack of grocery stores and restaurants, so if you accidentally wander off into the woods without a trusty tool like a fishing pole, knife or gun -- are you out of luck? Or is there a way to keep your belly full?