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Home > Take Me Fishing Blog > October 2020 > 5 Ways Fishing Helps Conserve Freshwater Habitats
Although you may not realize it, you're playing an important role in protecting our freshwater habitats and aquatic environments every time you go fishing. These freshwater ecosystems include different types of habitat that are required for fish spawning, breeding, feeding, and growth. Conserving these ecosystems is incredibly important because fish wouldn't be able to survive without them.
Check out five specific ways fishing helps to conserve our freshwater habitats.
Since you have a better understanding of how fishing helps to conserve freshwater habitats, buy or renew your freshwater license online and get out on the water.
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Debbie Hanson is an award-winning outdoor writer, women’s sport fishing advocate, IGFA world record holder, and freshwater guide living in Southwest Florida. Hanson’s written work has appeared in publications such as Florida Game & Fish Magazine, BoatUS Magazine, and USA Today Hunt & Fish. To learn more about her work, visit shefishes2.com or follow her on Instagram @shefishes2.
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