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By Bruce Auchly
FWP Region 4 Information Officer 

Rain, rain go away


Bruce Auchly

Rainbow trout have large eyes for their body size, helping them to see food underwater even when conditions are not ideal.

Back in third grade, I remember reading a story about a little boy who grew tired of rain ruining his weekends. So he chanted: Rain, rain go away.

And he got his wish.

The sky cleared, the sun came out and in a few weeks it was dreadful; too much heat, everything dried up.

We have been tempted to repeat the little boy's cry this past month as it seemed our soggy weather would never end.

Lawns are out of control, picnics are ruined and rivers run muddy.

The first two are inconveniences, stuff to talk about in the office. But how do fish survive and find food in muddy waters?

Fish are obvious...

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