This week’s podcast is likely one of the largest eye-openers I’ve ever executed. Not solely did I be taught quite a bit, however I’ve truly modified my views on a variety of subjects, together with the results of the moon or a change in barometric stress on fishing. My visitor, Russ Carpenter, is a neurologist at Stanford, who research the brains and senses of fish, particularly rainbow trout. He solutions a number of query a few trout’s sense of scent, imaginative and prescient, and listening to–together with UV imaginative and prescient. I hope you be taught as a lot as I did.
Within the Fly Field this week, we have now these questions:
Do you actually fish with bamboo rods? Aren’t graphite and glass higher?Why did I see giant steelhead in a Nice Lakes tributary in July?What’s your opinion on stocking fish in wild trout streams?Is a 6-weight line from 30 years in the past the identical dimension as a contemporary 6-weight?Can I dye a fly line with RIT dye?What’s the finest saltwater weed guard?Are some spooky fish actually un-catchable? Is there something I can do to attempt to catch them?Is there a distinction between a Scottish brown trout and a German brown?I’m touchdown trout as much as 20 inches with out letting them run. Am I doing one thing fallacious?What do you consider weighted mushy hackles?With fashionable rubber soles just like the Michelin sole on the Professional Boot, is there any want for studs?
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Photograph by Drew Worth.