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Monday Gear Review: SNIP, a nipper you can’t lose

The retractable line SNIP makes clean cutting mono, fluoro and braided line a cinch, even in the dark. [...]

August 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

Wednesday Fish Facts: More on fishes night vision and color

What color fly to use is a subject of considerable debate and controversy [...]

July 31, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Fishing: Porgy, a great eating fish deserving a better name

Maybe if the porgy went by another name like mini-mahi-mahi, it might get the gustatory props it deserves [...]

July 12, 2013 RECENT, Spot

Conservation: There’s a better way to catch and release

He lip held the snook perpendicular to the ground, unsupported, thinking I'd ogle over the catch. [...]

July 11, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Spot

Knots: The Dropper Loop – a good way to increase your chances

The Dropper loop knot can be used for a multitude of uses including attaching hooks, flies, and sinkers. [...]

July 9, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot

News: US fishing rod firm reels in 140-year-old British rival, Hardy

The rod and tackle maker Hardy & Greys has been sold to a US rival [...]

July 3, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

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

News: More idle rigs may become a haven for Gulf sea life

Old oil rigs may hang around in the Gulf of Mexico longer for fish and fishermen to enjoy [...]

June 29, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide, Spot

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