Fins


What fish use to steer with


By Martin Joergensen (ed.), additional photos by Henning Eskol, Steve Schweitzer, Kasper Mühlbach, Lars Persson, Ken Bonde Larsen and Bob Petti.

 Tails  Fins  Heads 
Fins come in all shapes and colors, and the selection below only just tries to illustrate their variety.

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Erect - A small perch erecting its fin in excitement. Notice the holes.
Erect
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Olive pike - Pike can vary enormously in color. This one is in the greenish, olive spectre.
Olive pike
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Poison - The dorsal fin of a weever. These spines contain a venom, and the sting can be very painful.
Poison
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Perch - The golden amber pectoral fins of a small perch.
Perch
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Evening fin - Light rays and fin rays
Evening fin
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Pike waving - A pike waving towards the water into which it will soon be released.
Pike waving
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A bunch - Garfish taken for the pan.
A bunch
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Algea and adipose fin - The beautifulk color mix of algea on a rock and the adipose fin on a sea trout
Algea and adipose fin
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Cork and adipose fin - The hallmark of salmonids: the small adipose fin right in front of the tail.
Cork and adipose fin
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Chub fin - A male chub spilling its milk.
Chub fin
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Sundown - The sun seen over the dorsal fin of a garfish
Sundown



User comments
GFF staff comment
From: Martin Joergensen · martin·at·globalflyfisher.com  Link
Submitted September 3rd 2005

Percas,

Thanks! Very kind of you!

Martin


From: percas · percas·at·gates.sk  Link
Submitted September 3rd 2005

Martin, Kasper & Henning you are very good photographers, when I look at your photos...good light..:-)



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