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  • Personal Narrative: My Life Of A Fish

    drum of the motor, and you could smell the pungent odor of gasoline being burned. We had been gliding and bouncing over the dark murkey water for what felt like an eternity before I asked to my grandfather, “Are we there yet.” He replied with a firm “no, but we are getting close.” After that is starting to look out over the water, which the sun had been reflecting its rays of off it, and making it glisten like glitter. For about maybe 10 minutes later the boat lurched to halt in the water catching me by surprise, My grandfather said “ where here.” We were out in the middle of a huge clearing surrounded by small island’s. My grandfather began to teach me how to place bait on my rod and how to cast my rod. After this lesson we had cast our rods out into the water and we had placed the rods in rod holders, and we were just sitting there and waiting on the deck of the boat. The hot sun had been beating down on us for an hour giving us sunburns, we had only a couple nibbles here and there. But no actual bites on our lines, so after some more time we decided to change our spot, after a few more nibbles and the occasional fish jumping out of the water to taunt us. It finally happened. A fish bit my line and took my bait and started swimming as fast as it could, giving a humongous effort. The fight was now on, the fish would swim fast with a lot of effort, and then it would slow down a little to regain all its stamina and try again. It felt as if there was a torpedo on my…

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  • Visual Acuity

    changes depending on the location in the retina and could be influenced by factors which include: the receptive field size, distribution of photoreceptors and illumination. For an individual to view an object, they fixate and place the image of the object on the most sensitive part of the retina, fovea centralis to produce detailed vision. As shown in Figure 2, the fovea has a high number of cone receptors which produce high visual acuity and allows the individual to identify colour and light. A…

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  • Color Perception Essay

    The majority of what we as humans experience on a daily basis comes from our sense organs. How we experience these things going on around us is based on our perceptions. Perception is the process of recognizing and interpreting sensory stimuli, from our sense organs: eyes, ears, skin, nose, and tongue. Our vision comes from our sense organ, our eyes and travels to the part of the brain that processes vision, the occipital lobe. From there what we see is a perception of what we are getting from…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of Faith

    Faith can be a multi-faceted word. It can have many different meanings to different people. Webster’s dictionary defines faith as complete trust or confidence in someone or something. Some people are dying because of their faith, such as, in the Middle East. Countless are being tortured for their belief in God. While others are severely criticized for showing any signs of their faith, for instance, the football player Tim Tebow. He prayed before, during, and after his games and the media was…

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  • Disco In The Music Industry

    1. Dyer is literally doing what his title expresses and is attempting to defend disco from those who accuse it as a capitalist form of music. He also lists the positive aspects of disco, not only the music but also the culture surrounding it. Through the ‘debunking’ of capitalism and almost humanizing and describing the characteristics of disco that relate it to other forms of music, including those that oppose the nature of disco, and to human experience, including queer movements, he makes his…

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  • Chicago Rippers Cult

    Clan, also displays aspects of indoctrination, groupthink, and obedience. In 1996, a 16 year old boy identified as Rod Ferrell created the Vampire Clan, as he believed he himself was a 500 year old Vampire, named Vesago (ViralNova, 1). The Vampire Clan was first seen as a normal group of gothic teenagers. But, the gothic group quickly became a notorious cult when Heather Wendorf, a long time friend of Rod Ferrell, began complaining about her home life being "Hell"(ViralNova, 1). Ferrell decided…

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  • Fly Fishing Research Paper

    The internet is full of great blogs written for fly fishermen by fly fishing experts. Everyone might have a difference of opinion but they know what they are talking about and have the experience to back it up. I have compiled a list of some great blogs and web pages that are probably better than this one. I won’t mention some of the giants such as Orvis, Sage, or field and Stream; they already have tons of recognition for their contribution to the sport (lifestyle) of fly fishing. If you…

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  • Narrative Essay About Fishing

    As I was approached the cashier to check out at the student center I noticed it was my friend Pattie. Pattie is 65 years old. She works a couple of hours at the student center on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays. To make conversation I asked her how was her day and she responded with "great how about yours?" I said it was good. Excited it was Friday. I asked Pattie what she was doing for the weekend and she said "fishing". I told Pattie I have never been fishing before so she asked could she…

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  • Bass Fishing Research Paper

    What Size Hook For Bass Is The Right One For You? Have you ever wondered what size of hook you should use for fishing? If yes, this is just the right place for you. Hooks for fishing are variable regarding shapes, designs, and materials. However, choosing what size hook for bass fishing is even more confusing. It is not as simple as coming to a store, and pick one size randomly; it is about finding the most suitable one for your fishing purpose and your bait. In this post, you will understand…

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  • Essay On Fishing Bass

    Bass Fishing Lures When fishing for bass you will need certain equipment which is essential if you are hoping to catch a bass. Long gone are the day where you could spear your fish and resort back to old fishing methods as these require excellent skills and training for long periods of time. In order to enhance the likelihood of catching bass, you will need fishing lures. Remember that if a lure works for a largemouth bass, then it might not work for a smallmouth bass, so keep that in mind when…

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