In this episode, join us as we learn to unravel the Mysteries of Lake Champlain with Capt. Drew Price!

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Episode Chapters – Bowfin Fly Fishing

(0:00:05) – Fly Fishing Journey Through Vermont
Personal connection to fly fishing, learning in snow, fly tying, catching various species, and evolution of the sport.

(0:06:15) – Fly Fishing Lake Champlain Overview
Nature’s diversity and conservation efforts in Lake Champlain, including fly fishing for 25-30 species and successful lake trout reproduction.

(0:18:12) – Unique Bowfin Species in Lake Champlain
Nature’s resilient bowfin fish, with ancient lineage and unique adaptations, are now classified as Amia ocellicauda in Lake Champlain.

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(0:24:00) – Bowfin Fly Fishing Techniques and Tips
Nature’s clever bowfin: sight fishing, gear preferences, and intriguing behaviors like investigating disturbances and circling boats.

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(0:32:32) – Aggressive Bowfin Fishing in Northeast
Nature’s aggressive and intelligent Bofen fish, their unique features, best fishing times and locations, and fly lures for an exhilarating angling experience.

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(0:43:35) – Concerns About Bowfin Fishing Popularity
Nature’s controversial bow fishing practice’s impact on native fish populations, misconceptions about its necessity, and call for reconsideration.

(0:49:00) – Predatory Behavior of Bowfin
Nature’s art of spotting and catching bowfin fish, their unique features and role as predators, and their unconventional feeding habits.

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(0:57:07) – Fly Fishing in Lake Champlain
Nature’s increasing popularity of fly fishing on Lake Champlain, accessibility, diversity of fish, unique species, weather’s impact, primitive nature of bofin.

(1:05:19) – Fishing Tips and Species Diversity
Nature’s impact on sport fish, lamprey behaviors, wild trout populations, and the benefits of fishing locally.

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