Personally, I don't think it hurts the fishery and it's up to the individual angler. As long as you follow the tourney rules, that's all that matters.
This topic is a good one for mental masturbation, it depends on who you talk to. You'll get a 100 answers for and against...
Now I'm sure 100 people will tell me I'm wrong and give me examples... That's fine, but the reality is "Who's going to do something about it one way or the other " The DNR ?? Yeah right !!
Feeling grumpy today, CK