the local biological community or environment in which organisms live and grow.
a European deer-hair bug style artificial fly.
a term for a bucktail style streamer fly tied with hair or other fur.
the occasion when aquatic insects emerge from the water, shed skin or case, mate and deposit eggs on the water.
pertains to organizations that incubate eggs and raise the young for release into lakes, streams and rivers.
the spawning, incubation, hatching, or rearing of fish in a hatchery or other artificial production facility.
the origins of streams and rivers.
a female fish in spawning mode.
a line fished far behind a trolling boat.
a place where fish congregate.
a bent piece of material (wire, bone, shell, etc.) sharpened to a point on one end, used to hold bait and to impale and capture a fish. Hooks are often barbed to ensure that they stay embedded.
techniques and tension used to embed a hook in a fish’s mouth and to keep the hook in place.
the offspring of two individuals of different species.
the lower and colder layer of water in a lake or pond that is stratified.
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