Feature article for the September issue; Primary Positions.

Identify prime lies to target the alpha fish!


Spot the prime lie and you find the alpha trout- the one we’d all like to catch! In the linear hierarchy social structure of trout, size determines the position in the pecking order. Since feeding lies are allocated by social position, the best lie is held by the largest fish. Each trout will occupy the best feeding lie it can defend against challenges from other fish. Tune in to the next issue of American Angler to learn to spot prime lies!