Bisbee’s to go all circle hooks this year

Press release as of yesterday…

Bisbee’s tournaments this year will require circle hooks when fishing with natural bait.  Studies have shown for some time that circle hooks improve survival rates of released billfish – so the Billfish Report applauds decisions like this one that speak to conservation of billfish.

For more information on this announcement, go to http://www.bisbees.com/Local/news/2010/articles/2010-005_circle-hooks.htm.

About John

John Harmeling is the co-founder of billfishreport.com and granderwatch.com. Having traveled to and fished the major billfisheries across the globe, he counts Kona and Cairns as his favorites, and the black marlin to be the ocean's supreme pelagic specimen. He believes the very best and most enjoyable place to find tuna is in a marlin's stomach.

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