Film Friday: Pikeminnow Derby

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8utFXTEjUg&t= We know some of you might be gearing up for fishing over the holiday next week, so today's Film Friday features a Pikeminnow Derby held last Read More…

Common Carp: A Prized Pest?

Our recent quest to determine the most interesting fish in the world revealed that common carp, Cyprinus carpio, are common indeed – especially in the scientific literature, Read More…

Urban fishing

Fishing in Mekong cities looks a bit different than catching fish in rural villages. During a recent visit to Cambodia to train local researchers (see Makeshift lab), Read More…

The one that got away…

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fl1MCQwk9lo A handy feature of the VAKI Riverwatcher system is that it allows us to record video clips of each fish that passes through our fish counting Read More…

Need a lift?

  Lift nets (called Gadung in Lao) are one of the most common types of fishing gear used in Southeast Asia. The gear consists of a fine Read More…

Anyway you read it, no fishing!

Anglers around the world are faced with reduced freshwater fishing opportunities and access to rivers. Although many European countries posses "freedom to roam" policies and laws, landowners Read More…

The other black bass

Frequently misidentified by anglers, the Spotted Bass (Micropterus punctalatus) is often confused with its larger cousin the largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides). The fish are similar in appearance, Read More…

Steelhead research. Really!

There are many advantages to being a fish biologist. Aside from the obvious high pay and accompanying jet-set lifestyle, there's also the occasional fishing trip that qualifies Read More…

Delta toad!

The Berkley Big Bass Challenge was last weekend on the Delta, and a number of Delta anglers turned out to catch a big fish, and cash a Read More…