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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: A chum slick can bring suspects of many a stripe

Offshore, chumming brings suspected and unsuspected visitors, but there is one sure thing - sharks will soon be the "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." Flies are subject to quick rejection for tastelessness and texture [...]

June 9, 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: 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

Wednesday Fish Facts: What fish see remains a challenging question

The question of what fish actually see has been, and still is, a challenging one for marine scientists [...]

July 3, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Smell aids fish to find food, avoid predators, or orient themselves

Experiments show the sense of smell helps fish to find food, avoid predators, or orient themselves [...]

June 19, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Do all fish depend heavily on the sense of smell?

The following excerpt is from the book The Fisherman’s Ocean by David A. Ross, Ph.D. Reprinted with permission from Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The Value of a Sense of Smell Fish often depend heavily on smell, such as when the [...]

June 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts