Angling Quiz

Angling Quiz

Bretz RV & Marine Angler Knowledge Quiz

  1. The inland and saltwater striped bass are:


  • a. the same fish
  • b. different and unrelated species
  • c. related subspecies of largemouth bass
  1. Izaak Walton is revered as the patron saint of angling. What is the name of his famous book? 

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  • a. Standard Fishing Encyclopedia
  • b. Treatise on Angling
  • c. The Compleat Angler
  1. Anadromous fish species:


  • a: are males when young but change sex during their lifetime
  • b: are saltwater fish species that cluster in schools in open water
  • c: live out their lives at sea but return to freshwater to spawn
  1. Who was the first person to whittle a wooden plug and tossed it into a creek in Michigan? 

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  • a: Dr. James Henshall
  • b: James Heddon
  • c: Lauri Rapala
  1. The all-tackle world record for largemouth bass is co-held by two fish of the same size. One was caught in America and holds one of the longest-standing fishing records. The other was caught more recently in Japan.  How large was the first fish?

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  • a: 22 pounds 4 ounces
  • b: 28 pounds
  • c: 20 pounds 15 ounces
  1. Largemouth and smallmouth bass are not actually bass but very large…

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  • a: perch
  • b: trout
  • c: sunfish
  1. “Pound for pound the gamest fish that swims” is a famous quote that can be attributed to which freshwater fish species?

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  • a: Atlantic salmon
  • b: smallmouth bass
  • c: muskellunge
  1. What fish eats anything it can find?

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  • a: pike
  • b: perch
  • c: dace
  1. When you land a bass the best method of handling it is to…


  • a: slip your fingers under the gills
  • b: place your thumb firmly over the lower jaw
  • c: grasp it with your whole hand across the top of the back just behind the head
  1. When using spinning tackle, the best way to control accurate lure placement is by:

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  • a: feathering the line as it comes off the spool with your index finger
  • b: closing the bail just as the lure reaches its target
  • c: changing the force you give to the casting motion
  1. Which of these fish are related to each other:

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  • a: carp, suckers, and catfish
  • b: Atlantic salmon, chinook salmon, and steelhead
  • c: white bass, white perch, and striped bass
  1. In angling parlance, a place in a stream or river that is likely to hold a fish, especially trout or salmon, is called a:

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  • a. hole
  • b. lie
  • c. pool
  1. What is the most common fish in Northern Ireland?
  • a: trout
  • b: perch
  • c: eel



Answers: 1a, 2c, 3c, 4b, 5a, 6c, 7b, 8a, 9b, 10a, 11c, 12b, 13a


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