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The Bait

By Joline
This is the little minnow that is used for bait. Sometimes they are larger, but because we were to close to shore we thought that the smaller fish would be the target. Hope this doesn't bother any weak stomachs....

Tags: Fishing Close-up and macro Minnow Sports and action

Voters: Brilane, taggart, sputnki and 19 more

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ChiliMan 15 135 17 Singapore
12 Feb 2007 2:18PM
This is so sharp!!

What fish would you normally catch with a minnow, Joline?


PS I like this series. It's so different and photojournalistic as we get to follow you along Smile
taggart Plus
17 47 14 United States
12 Feb 2007 4:15PM
Great photo-journalism-- I like that your have included the hands that do the work!

Well done, jennnnnn
Possum 15 148 England
12 Feb 2007 4:54PM
This is great, Joline - a very fine capture of this tiny silver minnow, and good use of the hands to show the scale (no pun intended!).
12 Feb 2007 5:12PM
Great capture showing the item used to attract the fish. Nice use of the hands to show size.

sunshot 16 24 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2007 5:20PM
this shot is so clear joline, great camera work, well done.

bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
12 Feb 2007 6:37PM
agree with marc....great camera work
Original, good and deadly sharp Jo !
DolphinLady 15 54 1 Wales
12 Feb 2007 7:20PM
Hi Joline,
This is so just don't normally see them all on their own.
A wonderful candid shot.
Paree 16 616 3
12 Feb 2007 7:42PM
how wonderful I used to catch them in a jam jar when I was little (oh happy days)
gajewski 17 10 9 United States
12 Feb 2007 8:04PM
I'm loving this series. -=Walter
oppo 15 6 2 Scotland
12 Feb 2007 8:08PM
This is an interesting series Joline. Good detail and the red shirt sets it off well.

Rock 19 10 2 England
12 Feb 2007 8:13PM
As we say a Sprat to catch a Mackerel.

Very interesting shot.

G73photography 15 417 15 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2007 9:12PM
nice close up. you got all th wrinkles in the guys hands too, G
Mavis 19 143 2 England
12 Feb 2007 9:53PM
Lovely work Joline .I like the tiny Minnow in the big hands , that will eventually catch your supper ? xxx
LourdesV 15 4 United States
13 Feb 2007 12:35AM
yum yum...deep fried and crunchy; dip in vinegar, salt and mashed fresh favorite Joline Wink
chrissd 15 304 United Kingdom
13 Feb 2007 5:23AM
what an unusual shot, nice one, hope you landed a big un
Rogerex 15 32 12 Australia
13 Feb 2007 6:41AM
A good catch Joline - I mean the picture of course! I like how you have focused on the fish and hands, but we can still read "Maine", so you are promoting your state too!
AlanBW 15 20 England
13 Feb 2007 6:57AM
So clear and well defined, nice work Joline
JimV 15 6 3 Canada
15 Feb 2007 3:56AM
Moving along nicely Joline.
Rgds., Jim
sputnki 17 10 Canada
16 Feb 2007 11:28PM
Heh, this looks like a great shot on its own. I can see the caption "Fisherman's eye's bigger than catch!".


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