I’m not an expert, and won’t pretend to be one -These photos don't bother me one little bit from a conservation perspective and I have no fear for the fishes survival..
Not my style but in no way bad.
Study after study shows that the causes for post release morality is almost always hook related injury causing blood loss..
But was under the impression that the science was pretty solid that hoisting fish way out of water wasn’t good for them. If it’s true and you can keep them out of water with no impact then I will cancel my troll campaign.