Re: Eat that fish, or release it?
Most times (99.999%) they go back. I don't keep any from the river, don't keep the big ones, I'd rather take a photo home then take the fish, but I will occasionally keep and cook some 12-14s from the local lake to cook over the campfire.
ex·pe·ri·ence noun \ik-ˈspir-ē-ən(t)s\
1. the fact or state of having been affected by or gained knowledge through direct observation or participation
2. that thing you get just moments after you needed it.