Handling Trout in Cold Weather



Timely article from Gink and Gasoline about handling fish in freezing temperatures.

When temperatures drop below freezing good catch-and-release practices become critical. We think of trout as needing special handling care when water temperatures are high, but fish are just as vulnerable when air temperatures are low. Mishandling fish in cold weather can easily be fatal.  Handling trout in cold weather requires special care.