Nice morning on the Scioto again today. Nothing huge, didn't get a new personal best like last week, but in an hour and a half I caught 5 11-12 inchers along with the usual smaller ones. Something I've been thinking about recently is the size/creel limits for smallmouth. I know several rivers in Ohio (Darby, Stillwater, Sandusky, Hocking) have the 15 inch, limit 1 regulation in place. Do those of you who fish these areas think it's been effective in protecting the smallmouth population? Should the ODNR consider extending this to more Ohio rivers? I know that those of you on this site respect our rivers as a valuable resource and there seems to be a catch and release consensus when sensitive fish populations are involved. However, the reason I bring this up is that the Scioto, like many rivers, gets a lot of pressure from those who don't recognize the value of a healthy fish population. It doesn't take too long for these anglers to destroy a productive fishing hole. They are the same type who litter our waterways with bait containers, empty cans/bottles, and fast food bags. Consider the reaction in the other Darby Wading thread when someone publicly posted directions to a local hot spot. Part of me says that this has been going on forever and that the pressure today can't be too much more than the pressure in the 80's and 90's. The fish are still here now, right? Is the population sensitive enough to be affected by this pressure? Thoughts?