Hey Sus,flyfisher said:Its men like you that make women like me feel safe on the river.koolaid2313 said:Hey Pez,pezdek1 said:well said karen... and where are you seeing people overharvesting and keeping illegal fish? I know that my brother and I have mainly fished "wooded" waters so-to-speak where there isn't much public access and buckheads can sit around, it's mostly trees/private land/houses and you have to wade where we're at or you aren't catchin nothin... heh.
The first time I fished the Fox was at the St. Charles dam and what I saw going on there was disgusting. There were people there with limit x2 or 3 on stringers. I have no issues with a man keeping his limit, just wish it was a better area is all. The point I was getting at is, if all of us licensed fishermen practice catch and release in an overharvested area, maybe we can offset the problem. Another person from the site told me to keep this number handy (it is stored in my cell) 877-236-7529 for the DNR in Illinois. If anyone sees illegal activity they should call and report it. If we could put a stop to the illegal activity, we wouldn't even have a thread like this.
I'm glad you're there for us.
I wasn't sure if you meant Pez or me in that comment, but I'm a chick too. Hope to see you put there sometime.