July 22, 2021
"Rich, I've noticed you don't write columns about spots where you fish," a reader of "The Sportsman's Corner" recently observed. "People would really like to go fishing in some of your special spots. Don't you know how to write these kinds of columns, or are you just selfish about where you fish?"
I didn't think long before answering. "You're right," I told her. "I learned long ago that writing about good fishing spots was detrimental to the fishing. More people fishing specific places often results in a higher mortality of fish, whether from careless handling or by having guys remove the f...