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Old 02-02-2005, 12:50 PM
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NOISY ENTRY

IN REGARDS TO MAKING TOO MUCH NOISE SOME OF US THINK IT SCARES OFF THE FISH SOMETIMES IT DOES OTHER TIMES IT DOESN'T A SIMPLE SOLUTION TO THIS IS TO TIE UP FLIES USING THE SAME HOOK WITH DIFFERENT SIZE EYES AND ALSO DIFFEREN'T TYPES OF EYES. WATER DEPTH/WIND CONDITIONS(CHOPPY WATER) AND HOW AGGRESSIVE A FISH IS AND ALSO WATER CLARITY ALL PLAY A PART IN WHAT YOU CAN GET AWAY WITH. oN A TRIP TO THE BAHAMAS IT WAS VERY WINDY AND THE WATER WAS VERY CHOPPY AND THE BONEFISH BECAME EXTREMELY SKITTISH WHICH BAFFLED US BECAUSE YOU WOULD THINK THAT CHOPPY/NOISEY WATER WOULD DULL THEIR SENSES HOWEVER AFTER OBSERVING THIS HAPPENING WE SWITCHED THE SIZE OF OUR EYES (SMALLER SIZE ) AND WERE BACK INTO FISH AS TO WHY THIS HAPPENED I CAN'T TELL YOU BUT I BELIEVE THAT BECAUSE OF THE EXTRA NOISE FROM THE CHOPPY WATER THE BONEFISH BECAME EXTRA ALERT OF NOISES AS THEY ARE CONSTANTLY BEING PREYED ON BY SHARKS/BIRDS OR WHATEVER ELSE EATS THEM AND IF YOU WERE DEAF YOU WOULD RELY ON YOUR OTHER SENSES BECAUSE THEY WOULD BECOME STRONGER BONEFISH HAVE HAD PLENTY OF TIME TO EVOLVE THEIR SENSES AND SURVIVAL METHODS/DEFFENSES SO THE SPLASH FROM THE EYES ON THAT CHOPPY DAY SCARED THEM MAYBE THEY THOUGHT IT WAS SOMETHING AFTER THEM. OTHER TIMES USED BIG FLIES/BIG EYES EVEN IN QUIET CONDITIONS AND HAD NO PROBLEM. HOPE THIS HELPS
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