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Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Advice: The shape of a prey is more important than its color

Anglers tend to think color is more of a motivating factor in attracting a bite than it actually is. In most instances, a fish’s main use of its color vision is to increase the contrast of prey against backgrounds [...]

June 14, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: A fishing tip concerning color

Anglers probably think color is more of a motivating factor in attracting fish [...]

October 2, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Fluorocarbon versus Monofilament

The coming of fluorocarbon line [...]

September 25, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Looking up at Snells Window

When a diver, looks up at the smooth surface of the ocean, it sees a large round window - that's what that striper sees [...]

September 18, 2013 Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: What is polarizing vision?

Many fish have the ability to sense polarized light [...]

September 11, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: The senses of sound and touch

Remember that a fish often hears its food before actually seeing it. First and foremost, be quiet when you’re fishing—fish can hear very well. [...]

September 4, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Fish make sounds in a variety of ways

The study of sounds made by fish is really just beginning [...]

August 28, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Book Review: What A Trout Sees by Geoff Mueller

Mueller He swam (and fished) in some the best trout waters in America – watching, getting images of trouts in their lairs [...]

August 22, 2013 Book Review, FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Wednesday Fish Facts: The inner ear and lateral line

Fish do have ears (actually only one) [...]

August 21, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts