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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

Wednesday Fish Facts: The sense of hearing

The ocean is a noisy place, especially below the surface [...]

August 14, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts