Throwing trash into the ocean. High-grading kingfish in a tournament. Fishing without a license. Keeping several fish over the limit.
I've been aboard vessels where anglers have attempted these illegal and/or unethical acts, and I've called them on it. Few things bother me more than fudging the rules on the water.
That may label me a "Pollyanna" or a naïve "do-gooder;" some may even stretch that to "holier than thou" or "hypocrite" by challenging my toe-the-line policy in other areas. But I would urge you not to attack the messenger. Read More