Just finished listening to both segments, thanks Zman. Having some background knowledge on the current/future management plan at both bodies of water, I believe their message was vague to those uneducated on the topic. They obviously want to reduce pike and smallie numbers, but to what? How do they know they had 27% escapement at Elkhead?
Thinning out as many juvenile fish through harvest as possible and protecting/promoting trophy fisheries is what my family wants. Who are the people they keep mentioning that only want trout and dinks?
I know it's about funding and pressure from the feds to a point. Share the details, help us to understand the big picture. Not telling me the cure for cancer is hidden in native fish