The moon phase is out, the tide is low/high, the wind is from the east and many more reasons.
Split cane, tanekaha and bamboo were once the buzz words for early fishing rod manufacture. Then entered solid fibreglass.
In our first enthusiasm, the temptation to slay fish beyond our real requirements is, I suppose, understandable , but at this point we should take an objective look at what the future fishing would be like if everyone behaved in this manner
Time to pack your bags an exit to warm exotic fishing location. Add bug repellent, sunblock, 20kgs of tackle, an over length-excess baggage rod tube and your good to go.