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Updated 03/01/15 2:17pm
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Just like human divers, fish that experience rapid ascent or descent can suffer health problems. The use of a descending device will allow anglers to safely release deep-water fish.

Anglers Promote Use of Descending Devices to Save Deep-water Fish

Anglers, biologists, and conservation groups such as the Sportfishing Conservancy are urging fishermen to use descending devices when releasing deep-water fish. Anglers who chase after species such as rockfish are familiar with a condition called barotrauma, more commonly known as “the bends.” The bends affect humans…

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