Originally Posted by ashbourn
If 1 in 100 will survive the summer they should not be stocking them. It does have affects on the body of water but it also cruel for the fish.
The demmand for these fish for ice fisherman is so great that the state feels that it must stock for an overall increase in revenue. I also have wondered about the actual numbers myself and, I'm sure tthese numbers reflect all the fish taken out prior to summer also. Still thats alot of fish.....