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FalsiflyOctober 31st, 2011, 4:09 pm
Hayward, WI.

Posts: 657
As much as we fly fishers abhor mosquitoes could this experiment create a monster with unintended consequences, or is it a step in the right direction?

Genetically Engineered Mosquitoes

When asked what I just caught that monster on I showed him. He put on his magnifiers and said, "I can't believe they can see that."
AdirmanOctober 31st, 2011, 5:25 pm
Monticello, NY

Posts: 490
Probably shouldn't mess w/ Mother Nature IMHO. Sure, its nice to not get bit up by swarms of 'em but if the population is severely impacted, no tellin its effect on other levels of the food chain.
EntomanNovember 6th, 2011, 10:45 am
Northern CA & ID

Posts: 2604
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
- John Muir
"It's not that I find fishing so important, it's just that I find all other endeavors of Man equally unimportant... And not nearly as much fun!" Robert Traver, Anatomy of a Fisherman
JesseNovember 8th, 2011, 9:38 am
Posts: 378
Perfectly said, and the thought of humans trying to play the role of God makes me sick...
Most of us fish our whole lives..not knowing its not the fish that we are after.

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