Pick up Your Trash!

April 22 is Earth Day this year. Anglers, as people who routinely interact with nature, can play a huge role in helping to conserve and protect this planet of ours. Probably the easiest way to help out is to “pack out your trash”. How many times have you gone to …

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Probability

From Wikipedia…”Probability is a measure or estimation of how likely it is that something will happen or that a statement is true. Probabilities are given a value between 0 (0% chance or will not happen) and 1 (100% chance or will happen). The higher the degree of probability, the more likely the event is …

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The Variables of Fishing

The formula for fishing.

The variables that decide whether or not one will catch fish are numerous and varied. This is just a partial and likely ever expanding list of fishing variables… Water Body Temperature Clarity Depth Current Surface Conditions (Calm/Chop) Structure/Bottom Weed/Plant Life Forage Competition Eutrophication (oligotrophic, mesotrophic, eutrophic) Pollution Acid/Basic Local or microcosms (e.g. …

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The Scientific Fisherman

The Scientific Fisherman

Welcome to The Scientific Fisherman. The underlying theme of this site is an attempt to apply scientific principles and reasoning to the art of fishing. The hope is that by gaining an understanding of some of the underlying science involved this will help both improve our probability to catch fish as …

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