Way back when I started catfishing it was rare to see another catfisherman, or woman..Now catfishing is the in thing to do. It seems like everybody fishes for catfish..Back when Bass fishing became popular bass fisherman made sure there sport would be around for awhile. They got state dnr's to set size and creel limits on bass to make sure a fishable population of bass would be sustained.So I ask you is catfishing safe for the future? Will there be enough catfish to go around to satisfy eveyones needs?..Ohio just put in place a limit on Flathead catfish, this is a start. Conservation I think is the key to make sure we can enjoy this sport for decades.