The argument by many is that there are slots and very low limits for warm water species now. Would it make any difference if someone was trolling with two lines?
Unattended lines could lead to higher mortality rates when the species are being protected. Having your best chances of getting the Eye's in particular is jigging in an area smaller than an acre out 1,000,000,000 acres. Take some popular fall spots for example could you imagine 12 boats dragging 4 lines around there? (assuming 2 anglers per)
Quinte at Sherman's Point the crowd jigging after the glenora its a parade of planer boards, each boat occupies 100Meter wide