Apparently the amount of poaching on the North Umpqua is up this winter and that is just from the numbers of tickets written. Apparently the locals are upset with the semi new catch and release regulations and the healthy return of native fish on their river. Their frustration in the inability to catch hatchery fish is being taken out on the natives. It's good to hear there are some under cover officers working the river and they are catching a number of the violators. Great job guys!
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