Re: A Little Bit of Warm Water


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Posted by Hooker on August 18, 1997 at 20:08:30:

In Reply to: A Little Bit of Warm Water posted by MJ Smith on August 18, 1997 at 11:46:57:

Mr. Smith,
Trout of course are cold blooded creatures
and their metabolism flutuates with the water temp.
to a point. As the water warms, they are forced to
feed heavily to keep up with their increased
metabolism. However, at some point the food intake
will not equal the energy required, and the fish
will enter a dormaint state to conserve energy. At
this point, food is the last thing they are thinking of.
This sounds like what's happening. If the warm
water temperatures continue, they will start dying
once they've used up their energy reserves (fat and
muscle tissue).
Pray for rain!

Hooker




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