Taupo Info (Central North Island, New Zealand)
Bowing to trout? How bowing to a trout can reduce bust-offs, especially on fast-action rods.
Trout dying for a good photo? 'Grip and grin' can turn into 'grip and kill'.
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Grip and Kill
The way a trout is held when taking a photo, (aka 'Grip and grin'), can easily turn into 'grip and kill' if the fish is not handled carefully and correctly.
The area above the pectoral fins, (the fins just behind and below the gills) contains the fish's heart and other organs; too great a pressure applied to this area can lead to the death of the fish. Trout dying for a good photo? Read more here.
For the full story on releasing fish with best chance of survival read this.