Adventures with Bowfin


It’s a fish that lived alongside dinosaurs, and held its own: A slimy and voracious creature with a mouth full of sharp teeth. Distinguishing the bowfin from your typical “gamefish,” Amia calva possesses an elongate dorsal fin, which is capable of near-hypnotic undulations allowing the fish to swim backward just as easily as forward.

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They’re also fun to catch.


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