Microfishing

Microfishing is the practice of catching small species of fish.

Top Ten Shiner Species Found in a Piedmont North Carolina “Shiner Heaven”

Shiner Heaven Top Ten Shiner Species Micro Fishing

Buy your Art of Micro Fishing MICRO FISHING HOOKS now! “Shiner Heaven” By Tim Aldridge Rocky River Watershed-Piedmont Region, North Carolina. This beautiful stream is a tributary of the Rocky River, although the Pee Dee watershed is very close by as well.                 …

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The Notropis Are Commonly Known as Eastern Shiners and Difficult to Identify Properly

Coastal Shiner-plain jane (Pee Dee River Drainage, North Carolina)

Buy your Art of Micro Fishing MICRO FISHING HOOKS now! The genus notropis, or the eastern shiners, are around ninety fish species in the minnow (Leuciscidae) family that are notoriously difficult to identify. These “shiners” make up a large portion of the minnow species in eastern streams, even though most …

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Top Micro Fishing Methods for Catching Micro Suckers on Hook and Line

Micro Fishing at Night for Micro Suckers

Buy your Art of Micro Fishing MICRO FISHING HOOKS now! Suckers are often overlooked in modern fishing and micro Suckers are even more overlooked. Though tricky, micro Suckers can be caught by hook and line. We prefer nighttime headlamp micro fishing for the best results with micro Suckers as they …

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Micro Fish Minnows in the Genus Pteronotropis

Buy your Art of Micro Fishing MICRO FISHING HOOKS now! Genus Pteronotropis By Tim Aldridge Above: An “Eastern” Flagfin Shiner (Pteronotropis species) showing off brilliant hues of orange, red, yellow, black, and yellow. Minnows in the genus Pteronotropis are small, colorful, and aggressive when microfishing, however there is one caveat-finding …

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