Fish were well established long before dinosaurs roamed the earth. Fishermen came even later.
The world’s tiniest fish is the Stout Infant which is about a quarter-of-an-inch long. I guess you don’t need 10 lb test line to catch one of those.
Fish don’t have ears. They hear or feel vibrations along the lateral line of their bodies. Fishermen do have hears, but sometimes they don’t hear their wives.
In saltwater, fish drink constantly and rarely urinate. In fresh water, fish rarely drink and urinate constantly. This maintains the salt balance in their bodies.
Scientists can tell how old a fish is by reading the growth rings on the fish scales, a lot like they do with tree rings.
The catfish has over 27,000 taste buds. That stuff on the bottom of the lake mast taste pretty good.
West Pubnico, a small fishing village situated on the south shore of Nova Scotia, gets their name from the native Mi’kmaq word Pombcoup, meaning, “a hole that has been cut in the ice for fishing”.
You’ve probably heard that it’s safe to walk on 3 inches of ice, but is that ever really safe? Schools of carp can gather under the ice and wear it away, occasionally even opening a hole. And groundwater might well up from the depths and melt the ice. So think twice before going out on [...]
Why do Bass often strike a lure right after being released and not remember it? Because a Bass has two memory centers one for each eye. Say the first time he hit your lure he sees it with his right eye. If he hits it again right away, more than likely he saw it with [...]
Researchers studying walleye vision found that orange is the color most visible to walleyes, followed by yellow and yellow green. Surprisingly, red is the least visible color. It looks like it’s time to take those red jigs out of your tackle box.