So this mornings troll had me finding this image. A guy posted this after an outing last night on the Delaware. You guessed it, the guy got skewered, one for posting a micro bass, posting a micro bass that is bleeding out, and posting a micro bass that is bleeding out with a circle hook deep in its gut.
The ASMFC has went to the circle hook only option when using bait. The thinking was that fishing mortality is increased for those bait soakers that wait about 15 minutes before setting the hook and those guys who snag bunker with a weighted treble hook and let it sink down below the