Time Well Wasted
- THE MAINA VENT. ROBINSON, ALEX // Outdoor Life;May2012, Vol. 219 Issue 5, p22
The article offers suggestions on muskie fishing. It is advised to do research on local fisheries to see which are having the huge fishes. It is suggested to find low fishing pressure as muskies will consistently be found in spots with a specific home decor in unpressured waters. It is...
- Last Trip Return Rate Influence Patch Choice Decisions of Small-Scale Shrimp Trawlers: Optimal Foraging in SÃ£o Francisco, Coastal Brazil. de Oliveira, Luiz Eduardo Chimello; Begossi, Alpina // Human Ecology: An Interdisciplinary Journal;Jun2011, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p323
Studies using Optimal Foraging Theory to understand human behavior have stated that daily variation in patch profitability could explain mismatches between theoretical predictions and actual behavior. In this paper, we tested whether the return rate of the last fishing trip could predict...
- Sick Fishing. Archer, Fred // Salt Water Sportsman;Feb2006, Vol. 67 Issue 2, p172
The article presents the symptoms of Fishing Inertia Disease Syndrome, a disease that keeps fishermen from learning and using new techniques that would help them catch a lot more fish.
- Greetings from IRELAND. Snyder, Will // Outdoor Life;May2007, Vol. 214 Issue 5, p16
The author expresses disappointment over his failure to fish when he moved to Ireland because of the continuos rain. He said that a crew of locals meet at the Crane every Friday to tie elaborate salmon flies, down pints and tell stories. If the rain keeps falling, he will have ample time to...
- FLOATING FREE. Rudow, Lenny // Boating;Jul2005, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p80
Relates the experiences of four professional anglers regarding their techniques in angling. Importance of positioning at the right spot; Discovery of television covered in barnacles and weeds in one angling session; Advantage in fishing around the rafts.
- Wanna See My Bass Pond? Scroppo, Dave // Field & Stream;May2004, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p84
Fisherman Bob McFarland is an ordinary guy who likes to bass fish. Nine months later he was adding fish. If all goes according to plan, the largemouth bass under McFarland's tender governance will grow to brash Texas proportions by 2010 in a 6-acre watering hole that was dry land a year ago. If...
- A new angle on fishing. Hayden, Thomas // U.S. News & World Report;9/6/2004, Vol. 137 Issue 7, p85
Focuses on an assessment of recreational fishing, according to a study in "Science." Finding that sport fishers accounted for nearly a quarter of landings of overfished species in 2002; How the recreational catch is particularly high for popular game fish; Response of angling groups.
- Knock on Wood. Hicks, Mark // Field & Stream;May2005, Vol. 110 Issue 1, p33
The article discusses how to target stumps that hold bigmouthed fish while fishing. The author has lost more lures than he care to count by targeting stumps in the spring, but that does not stop him from fishing them every chance he gets. They are baitfish magnets, and hungry bass traveling to...
- PET PEEVES. STEELE, DAVE // BC Outdoors Sport Fishing & Outdoor Adventure;Summer2013, Vol. 69 Issue 5, p70
The author ponders on some unacceptable practices that anglers do. He believes that yelling the expression fish-on to invite other anglers is just showing a pretense of bravery. Some anglers exceed fish limits by passing off their extra fish to others, the author argues. He also stresses finding...