LakeWire was created as a place for anglers to share ideas, information, and insight on and off the water. We encourage a wide range of ideas, opinions and healthy debate, however Users are expected to respect and protect the rights of others. These House Rules describe specifically what we mean, and in many cases they highlight behaviors that are not accepted within the LakeWire community.
When you post a message to LakeWire, or respond to an existing message, your idea should add value. Provide insight into something, share a personal experience that is relevant, offer a different perspective, support the idea with additional data, include a link to a helpful article in another website or fishing forum, etc. The more clear and concise your ideas are, the faster you will gain the respect of others, gain followers, and get discovered in the Sport Fishing world.
Disagreement and debate about fishing tips, techniques, strategies, and plans is encouraged within the community. However, whether you agree or disagree with another User's ideas, be respectful and courteous. Remember that LakeWire is a transparent network, and that all messages are visible to the entire community. Be constructive! The following behaviors are not permitted:
LakeWire is a place where members of the Sport Fishing industry share ideas and offer candid responses and perspective. Users are not allowed to exploit the community for personal or company gain. To this end, we encourage all members to disclose their role in the Sport Fishing industry in their public profiles. The following behaviors will not be tolerated:
It is not possible for the LakeWire team to monitor every single message or other form of content that gets posted to the service. We need your help keeping the LakeWire community safe, spam-free, and on-topic. If you believe a User is violating these House Rules, please let us know by reporting the User.