Fish was played to exhaustion, did not readily recover.
Fish was played to exhaustion, recovered with assistance.
Fish was unnecessarily played, but not to exhaustion.
Fish was quickly brought to hand.
No equipment used was lower-impact.
Some equipment used was lower-impact.
Most equipment used was lower-impact.
All equipment used was lower-impact.
Fish was exposed to air for longer than 60 seconds.
Fish was exposed to air for longer than 30 seconds but less than 60.
Fish was exposed to air for less than 30 seconds.
Fish was allowed to remain in the water at all times.
Fish was thrown, kicked, slid across the bank, or otherwise abused.
Eyes, gills, and/or other sensitive organs were contacted, but handled gently otherwise.
Fish was handled with dry hands, squeezed, or allowed to rub on clothing, but handled gently otherwise.
Fish was handled gently with wet hands, sensitive organs were avoided.
Barotrauma was not present/applicable to this fishing situation.
Barotrauma was not addressed.
Barotrauma was managed by "fizzing" or "venting".
Barotrauma was managed with a descending device.
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