Fly Fishing Science

Trout Eyesight

To UV or Not UV

Ultraviolet vision in trout is a fascinating topic. Does current science show a link between UV and a trout's hunt for food?  Read more.
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Fish Science: “The Fatty Little Fin”

Is the adipose fin merely a vestigial appendage, or does it have a less-than-obvious but important role?  Read more.

You Live and Learn. Or You Don’t Live Long.

If a trout has been caught on Harrop’s hair-wing green drake, or a bass on a Dahlberg diver, or a bonefish on a Merkin crab, will they be less likely to take the same pattern again?  Read more.