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I read somewhere that when translated, a local Indian tribe's word for striped bass means "stupid fish". Many years ago, before the advent of mono, fishermen were pulling moby stripers on linen and then dacron line, crude lures and tins, and chunks of bait. Then came mono and spinning reels. Now you have fluorocarbon, high-tech reels and rods, a gazillion plugs in every color imaginable, enough how-to books to fill a library, etc. Are bass really that smart, or have we just intellectualized a dumb critter to a level that causes analysis paralysis for the fisherman? What are your thoughts.