I watched the video and felt that it was well done as well. However, I have a concern about tailing fish that I hope you good folks can put to rest, and which I had hoped the video would address.
On a recent Atlantic Salmon trip, the guides all insisted upon tailing the fish. When the fish was tired enough to net successfully, the guide would gram the leader, and proceed to fight the fish until he could successfully tail it - usually this took another 2-3 minutes. We spent much too much time reviving spent fish, in my estimation. When netted, I expect a fish to basically swim out of the net immediately. There wasn't a single fish we caught that was able to swim away immediately, and I believe that tailing vs netting was the cause.
Is fish exhaustion common when tailing fish, or was this a case of improper technique? Other parties in camp reported similar experiences.
I can't understand why some folks think a drink can is harder to carry out when it is empty than it was to carry in when it was full.