Why must almost every fishing piece I write about involve doing math? I mean, my degree's in English. I took Geometry in high school twice … OK, three times. In college I took what was referred to as "checkbook math." The class curriculum was designed to help students understand how to balance their finances. I'll let my 20K plus VISA bill speak for how well I did in that course. Enough complaining on my part. Let's look at the fish.