- The Blob. ROWLEY, PHIL // BC Outdoors Sport Fishing & Outdoor Adventure;Sep/Oct2014, Vol. 70 Issue 6, p20
The article focuses on the Blob which is used mainly as an attractor pattern by fly fishers in England, the U.S. and Canada. Topics discussed include an explanation of why the Blob is considered deadly, the need for stillwater fly fishers to reserve a few parking spaces for gaudy attractors like...
- FALL'S CLASSIC. Deeter, Kirk // Field & Stream;Sep2013, Vol. 118 Issue 5, p44
The article offers some ways for fishing a Muddler Minnow such as applying a little grease, then casting it downstream at a 45-degree angle and using a sink-tip fly line to get the fly a foot or two under the surface.
- Bottom Line. Dorris, Darren // Salt Water Sportsman;Mar2007, Vol. 68 Issue 3, p60
The article presents several fishing tips, including the use of an inline rig for blackfish or any other soft-striking bottom dweller.
- Early Life-history and Conservation Status of Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Bivalvia, Unionidae) in Minnesota. Allen, Daniel C.; Sietman, Bernard E.; Kelner, Daniel E.; Hove, Mack C.; Kurth, Jennifer E.; Davis, J. Mike; Weiss, Jeffery L.; Hornbach, Daniel J. // American Midland Naturalist;Jan2007, Vol. 157 Issue 1, p74
The ellipse, Venustaconcha ellipsiformis (Bivalvia: Unionidae), was first recorded in Minnesota from the Straight River in 1987, but we knew little of its distribution in the state, brooding behavior, glochidial host fish relationships or status. To examine these questions, we followed standard...
- Lateral line stimulation patterns and prey orienting behavior in the Lake Michigan mottled sculpin ( Cottus bairdi). Coombs, Sheryl; Patton, Paul // Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, Sensory, Neu;Mar2009, Vol. 195 Issue 3, p279
Information contained in the spatial excitation pattern along arrayed sensors in the lateral line system of Lake Michigan mottled sculpin, as well as other surface-feeding fish and amphibians, is thought to play a fundamental role in guiding prey-orienting behaviors. However, the way in which...
- Bullhead. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
The three different species of bullhead catfish are the brown bullhead, the yellow bullhead, and the black bullhead. All of the bullheads are generally small. They range in size from 9 to 12 inches (23 to 30 centimeters).
- Strike That Indicator. Merwin, John // Field & Stream;Jun2008, Vol. 113 Issue 2, p23
The article offers techniques for flyfishing and nymph fishing without the use of strike indicator. It is suggested that the speed and action of the flies can be controlled by mending or stripping line in the current. The use of a typical rig, which is a pair of weighted flies, with a small...
- Rigging Refinements for Soft Swimbaits. HOFFMAN, JUSTIN // Ontario Out of Doors;Jun2012, Vol. 44 Issue 5, p46
The article offers information on several swimbaits including spinner-swimbaits, umbrella rigs and drop-shot rigs. It states that soft swimbaits became game changer.Spinner swinbaits are effective in pike and muskie and walleye. Umbrella rigs has undulating soft-plastic baits which mimics a...
- TIGHTLINES. Helm, Christopher; Mowry, Richard D.; Ritchie, Bill; Hauch, Byron; Deluccia, Todd // Fly Fisherman;Mar2007, Vol. 38 Issue 3, p6
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles published in previous issues including "The Muddler Evolution," in the February 2007 issue, "The Hybrid Frontier," in the December 2006 issue, and an article on Root River of Des Moines, Iowa, published in the December 2006 issue.