The science or study of fish.
- Browse Related Terms: balance, biology, Biomass, Ethics, gill net, gill-net, ichthyology, Limiting factor, Mosquitofish, over-fishing, Overpopulated (overcrowded), Pond Check, Put and take fishery, tagging, Yield limit
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A spinner where the hook is on the same shaft, or line, as the spinner, such as a Mepps, Rooster Tail, Panther Martin or Vibrex spinner.
- Browse Related Terms: angleworm, Barb, barbless, bobber, break-off, disgorger, fishhook, foul-hook, in-line spinner, leadhead, lead-head, slow roll or slow rolling, snagging, stinger-hook, tail-spinners, trailer hook, Treble, treble hook, weedguard
Fish that are not in a feeding mood, sometimes referred to as having "lockjaw." Examples of inactive times can be following a cold front, during a major weather change that causes a sudden rise or fall in the barometer.
- Browse Related Terms: Action, angling, dabbing, die-off, dip net, feeding times, holding station, inactive fish, moon times, put-and-take
A possible holding spot for fish, especially bass. Examples include a single submerged bush or rock pile on a point, a mid-lake hump, or a large tree that has fallen into the water.
- Browse Related Terms: brushline, Cover, Edge, grayline, hard bottom, isolated structure, lake bed, lake-bed, riprap, soft bottom, Structure, Transition, weed line