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All about largies – Micropterus salmoides

The largemouth bass lives in all types of water, including swamps, streams, ponds, lakes, reservoirs, creeks and large rivers. [...]

May 4, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Fish Facts: IGFA video on sailfish is enlightening

Sailfish are one of the fastest fish in the ocean. They have been clocked at speeds of up to 68 mph at which time they keep their iconic sail folded down. [...]

September 26, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Videos, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: About salmon, the fish we all love to catch and eat

A chinook salmon tagged in the central Aleutian Islands and recovered a year later in the Salmon River, Idaho, had traveled about 3,500 miles. [...]

May 4, 2016 RECENT, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Oncorhynchus kisutch – coho salmon

Coho salmon are the last of the Pacific salmons to make a showing. All the fishing activity is around the spawn cycle, which is typically at its best in September and October. [...]

April 27, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Fish Facts: Ctenopharyngodon idella, the grass carp

The grass carp is actually one of the largest members of the minnow family. [...]

April 12, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Are exotics and non-native fish the same thing?

Snakeheads have recently been illegally introduced into several States, only two species are reproducing in the continental United States - the Northern Snakehead and the Bullseye Snakehead [...]

October 15, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Galeocerdo, cuvier – tiger shark

The tiger shark has a notable tolerance for many different kinds of marine habitat but generally prefers murky waters in coastal areas. [...]

August 27, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: It’s shark week folks, take notice

At the 2013 Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) meeting in Bangkok, countries agreed to increase protection for five commercially-exploited species of sharks [...]

August 20, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Cichlasoma, urophthalmus; Mayan cichlid

Mayan cichlids possess small caniform teeth for grasping prey, but rely primarily on large pharyngeal tooth pads for the mastication of their prey [...]

August 13, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Katsuwonus, pelamis – skipjack tuna

For skipjacks, I'd arm with a 10-weight rigged with and intermediate and a 12-weight with fast sinking 500 grain line. Your leader and bite guard would be best with fluorocarbon - bite guard 30-pound test. Leader need only be [...]

August 6, 2014 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts