Troutnut.com Fly Fishing for Trout Home
User Password
or register.
Scientific name search:

> > Sex changes in smallmouth bass

Shawnny3April 22nd, 2009, 5:57 pm
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Article

Not terribly conclusive, but something fishermen should be aware of.

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com
TaxonApril 22nd, 2009, 10:53 pm
Site Editor
Plano, TX

Posts: 1310
Hmmm. Perhaps these "scientists" should try going upstream until they are no longer finding smallmouth bass which display this anomaly. Mostly kidding, of course.
Best regards,
Roger Rohrbeck
www.FlyfishingEntomology.com
Shawnny3April 23rd, 2009, 4:26 am
Moderator
Pleasant Gap, PA

Posts: 1197
Well put, Roger. I would hope they'd have thought of that, but the article does make them seem a little bumbling, doesn't it? Hopefully that's just the layman's media oversimplifying their research. The article does have a certain why-are-you-telling-us-what-you-don't-know sort of humorous tone, though.

If they do go long enough without finding a likely cause, they could always just hazard a guess that it's CO2. That would settle the issue in the minds of most and ensure lots of future funding...

-Shawn
Jewelry-Quality Artistic Salmon Flies, by Shawn Davis
www.davisflydesigns.com

Quick Reply

You have to be logged in to post on the forum. It's this easy:
Username:          Email:

Password:    Confirm Password:

I am at least 13 years old and agree to the rules.
Most Recent Posts
Re: Fearsome
In Drunella grandis Mayfly Nymph by Martinlf (Troutnut replied)
Re: New stream side friends
In the Photography Board by Rfberan (Jmd123 replied)
How to tie a fluttering stonefly dry fly
In Fly Tying by Coha
Ray Bergman’s Gravesite
In General Discussion by Adirman
Re: When the hatch don't match
In General Discussion by Red_green_h (Troutnut replied)
Re: Ray Bergman quote
In the Photography Board by Adirman (Partsman replied)
Re: Armstrong & Nelson's Spring Creek
In Fishing Reports by Wbranch (Adirman replied)
Re: Long-time reader, never-time poster? Start here!
In General Discussion by Troutnut (Martinlf replied)
Re: Trico Spinner, as requested
In the Identify This! Board by Gutcutter (Partsman replied)
Re: any tips on the UP of Michigan?
In General Discussion by Roguerat (Partsman replied)