Re: NANFA-- Non-Release Policy
Thu, 18 Sep 2003 01:05:27 EDT

In a message dated 9/17/03 11:52:38 PM Eastern Daylight Time, writes:

> As Mark says, it's best to err on the side of safety.

I stand corrected, I don't release fish anyway. I usually keep a large
predator to eat any unwanted fish. I had a large snapper for a while but now I have
a soft-shell, The snapper died one winter for no apparent reason. I suspect I
feed him too close to hibernation time. Sometimes I loose a turtle in
hibernation, water turtles seem to die the easiest in winter. I have used a large fish
(bass) for disposal too but a cat killed him before he got big enough to be
cat proof. I now have a flathead catfish I am training to come to eat at my
call (rapping on the tank) but he seems to be kinda moody about it. he comes
sometimes and sometimes he don't. But so far I have only fed him worms, crayfish,
and crabs.

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